King tide washes out Sculpture by the Sea

Perhaps better named ‘sculpture in the sea’ this year, several artworks were damaged as a result of king tides at Tamarama Beach.
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A rare site as this year’s Sculpture by the Sea is pounded by a king tide at Tamarama Beach

This was not the media  attention Sculpture by the Sea was expecting for its twentieth anniversary edition. The world’s largest annual sculpture exhibition held along Sydney’s coastline between Bondi and Tamarama Beaches could reasonably have hoped for celebration of its success in bring art to the beach.

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Gina Fairley is ArtsHub's National Visual Arts Editor. For a decade she worked as a freelance writer and curator across Southeast Asia and was previously the Regional Contributing Editor for Hong Kong based magazines Asian Art News and World Sculpture News. Prior to writing she worked as an arts manager in America and Australia for 14 years, including the regional gallery, biennale and commercial sectors. She is based in Mittagong, regional NSW. Twitter: @ginafairley Instagram: fairleygina

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