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Wednesday, June 5, 2013

U is for unusual...


U is for unusual...
(Continuing my series on the Mornington Peninsula)

There are many unusual, unexpected, unique sights to be seen round the Mornington Peninsula.
But perhaps the most unusual sight I have seen recently must be the sculptures on display round Montalto Vineyard at Red Hill.
Many seem to totally overhaul the whole concept of sculpture as a solid mass.
The one above utilises the landscape as part of its substance,.



Above are huge sculptures of pukeko, right near where the real pukekos (much much smaller) wander by the water.


A discarded tractor gets a new identity.

eccentric art work
sparks the imagination
and the perception



And this is one of 3 shapes willingly collecting Autumn leaves...evolving art?

Linking to:
ABC Wednesday Round 12 - U is for unusual

11 comments:

Nonnie said...

Oh, I love these unusual and unique sculptures!

photowannabe said...

You certainly won the prize for the most unusual!
that first sculpture is so unique.

Ann said...

Now that tractor is very very cool.
Ann

Joy said...

What interesting objects and so varied in their solidity. I've never seen a pukeko but the artist has mad them look very active.
Joy - ABC Team

Roger Owen Green said...

UNUSUAL? You got THAT right!

ROG, ABC Wednesday team

Taken For Granted said...

Those are unusual sculptures. I especially like the first one.

Lea said...

Unusual is right!
I like the big birds.
Have a blessed day!
Lea
Lea's Menagerie

Leslie: said...

These are incredibly unusual sculptures and I love them all...

Leslie
abcw team

richies said...

Very interesting. The tractor was quite unique
An Arkies Musings

Luna Miranda said...

the sculpture in the first photo is very cool! i love it! the tractor looks yucky. hehehe i had to google pukeko--"pukeko" is funny when spoken in Filipino language.:p

PerthDailyPhoto said...

I really like all of these Gemma, but the first is extra special the way it incorporates it's environment. You really have to admire the way the artistic mind works.

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