A collection of artists gather each year in Sydney, Australia, to create public sculptures. The collective spreads out over a 2 km distance along the beach and includes over 100 artists from around the world. These artists” zany and outlandish creations not only become a hot topic for locals, but will leave you in awe at the power of the human mind.

Don”t believe us? Prepare to be dazzled, Australia style!

Welcome to Sydney”s artist beach showdown, complete with a one of a kind frying pan by Andrew Hankin!

Welcome to Sydney

Cave Urbans “Save our Souls.”

Cave Urbans

Jonathan Leahey created this giant origami.

Jonathan Leahey created this giant origami.

Hidemi Tokutake, “Grow”

Hidemi Tokutake,

George Andric stole my favorite toy…and called it “Sisyphus.”

George Andric stole my favorite toy...and called it

Harrie Fasher, “Which way forwards?”

Harrie Fasher,

Michael Greve”s “Breaching” is insanely accurate.

Michael Greve

Ken Unsworth, “My House is Your Home”

Ken Unsworth,

Margarita Sampson”s “The Grove” is clearly the home to Dr. Seuss and company.

Margarita Sampson

Stephen Marr”s “That Tranquil Moment” looks like a weird Buddha, right?

Stephen Marr

Kerrie Argent, Overconsumption

Kerrie Argent, Overconsumption

We”re sure Will Maguire”s “Big Man” is pretty stiff.


Hmm. Maybe you can explain “Tony,” by Ron Robertson-Swann.

Hmm. Maybe you can explain

Byeong-Doo Moon, “Our Memory in Your Place”

Byeong-Doo Moon,

“The Boat Pool” by Ian Swift is pretty darn cool.

Linda Matthews, “Coast Totem”

Linda Matthews,

Geoffrey Drake-Brockmans “Counter” runs higher with each person passing underneath.

Geoffrey Drake-Brockmans

Koichi Ishino, “Wind Stone The Threshold of Consciousness”

Koichi Ishino,

(via Visual News)

Since this event took place for the past 18 years, you should get your tickets for next year”s Sculpture by the Sea event now. It will run from the end of October to early November. You know we”ll be there!


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