Take a look at these really cool sculptures made by Brisbane based artist Sebastian Di Mauro. I would like to have some of these in my house….. it’s like having moving objects permanently living in your backyard. They are made with pot scourers, carpet underlay and artificial grass.
From Artist website:
Sebastian Di Mauro is a Senior Lecturer at the Queensland College of Art, Griffith University. Since 1987 he has held over 35 solo exhibitions. His work has been included in excess of 90 group exhibitions and has been exhibited in Australia, Europe and Asia. His work encompasses a wide range of art forms including sculpture, installation, public art, painting, and artist books. Materials as diverse as pot scourers, carpet underlay and artificial grass play a critical role in conveying his intended connotations.
Residencies include Parks Victoria, British School at Rome (Australia Council) and Asia Link residency/exhibition Enjoin in Manila. In September 1998, Between Material, a monograph of his artwork, was launched. He was awarded a ‘New Work’ grant in 1999 from the Australia Council to develop an installation of sculpture for the Museum of Brisbane in 2000. His artwork has been selected for a number of major sculpture awards including National Sculpture Prize and Exhibition, National Gallery of Australia, Canbera 2001; the Helen Lempriere National Sculpture Award and Exhibition, Victoria 2003 and 2005; and The McClelland Survey and Award 2003, McClelland Gallery, Langwarrin, Victoria.
His first public art commission was completed for 175 Eagle Street, Brisbane in 2002. He has also undertaken the largest single public art commission for 33 Charlotte Street, Brisbane to date, and created an artwork for the Brisbane Magistrates Court, Queensland. He has collaborated with architect Alice Hampson on several public art projects. The most recent for the Logan Community Health Centre.
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