Sculpture by the sea
Since Australia's population is mainly lives on the coastal areas, their lifestyle is highly influenced by the beach. This influence also permeates to artistic expression and it is indeed an original invention to display works of art by the sea.
This is what “Sculpture by the Sea
” is about. Australian and international artists make use of their genius and talent to transform Bondi beach into a sculpture park. Over a hundred outstanding sculptures are displayed along a 2km coastal walk from Bondi to Tamarama.
The coastal walk begins at the bottom of Notts Avenue, which runs off Campbell Parade, Bondi. There are also many other access points to the walk along the exhibition route at Hunter Park, Gaerloch Avenue and Pacific Avenue. The exhibition ends at Tamarama Park, Marine Drive, Tamarama.
For a limited time, visitors can enjoy magnificent sculptures bewitching the landscape of the beach. 2013 is the event's 17th year and, even though the information about happening is yet to come, locals in Sydney look forward to the conjunction between sea and art.
Visitors can also find refreshment along the way. There are two cafes along the coastal walk where snacks and refreshments are available. You can either stop at the hub of the exhibition at the Marks Park Café or if you prefer to relax while overlooking Tamarama Beach, the Tamarama Café is the place for you.
If you have more appetite, there is a large rage of restaurants at Bondi such as Bondi Trattoria Café Restaurant (34b Campbell Parade, Bondi Beach), Icebergs Dining Room and Bar (1 Notts Avenue, Bondi), and Ravesi's (118 Campbell Parade, Bondi Beach). There are a few others nearby in Paddington like Buon Ricordo (108 Boundary Street), Lucio's (47 Windsor Street).