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More Than Just The Plaque

Category: Public Art Perth

The Willem de Vlamingh statue along the Swan River has been statue tipped, is being relocated or is having a refurbishment. Despite the soft filtered light of the afternoon sun, poor Vlamingh looked rather undignified, with his nose planted in the turf. In spite of his unfortunate predicament, I am sure Joan Walsh-Smith and Charles Smith are taking good […]

The Elephant in the Wheatbelt

In Public Art Perth
On October 14, 2017
A life size elephant, made out of car parts, is the latest attempt at curbing Western Australia’s increasing death toll on country roads. Entitled the The Elephant in The Wheatbelt, the sculpture is a play on the  saying “the elephant in the room”.  There is considerable silence when it comes to discussing the rising deaths […]
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