Monday, 26 May 2014

Sculpture Spotting

Last week when we were in Auckland I spotted these sculptures in the Auckland Domain.  I found out later that there are 8 of them but we only went past 3 on our route back from the Museum.

Arc - made from Granite and Bronze.  Inspired by an ancient European petroglyph, which probably depicted upright figures in a boat - an appropriate symbol for the many voyages of discovery that lead to the settlement of New Zealand.

Promise Boat - made from Bardiglio Marble and Basalt.  It depicts a vessel tipped on its side for visual interest and also the beached craft of immigrants who arrived on the shores of New Zealand.

Numbers and the Language of Nature - made from Bronze.  The repeated elements remind us that all organisms have an underlying geometry that is part of the universal laws of nature, and the growing, changing character of nature and the rhythms of life.


  1. The sculptures are pretty, they are in a beautiful setting.. Thanks for sharing, have a happy week!

  2. Interesting work!! Boom, Bobbi and Gary.

  3. Very interesting and unique works of art.

  4. What cool works of art.


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