AUSTRALIA ~ The Antipodes

AUSTRALIA ~ The Antipodes
I love a sunburnt country / A land of sweeping plains / Of ragged mountain ranges / Of droughts and flooding rains / I love her far horizons / I love her jewel-sea / Her beauty and her terror / The wide brown land for me / ~ Dorothea Mackellar (1885-1968)


Saturday, May 4, 2013

Thoughtful Sculpture

One of the many interesting sculptures scattered through the Montalto vineyards at Red Hill on the Mornington Peninsula

burden of beauty
weights assume eccentric shapes
a symbol of life

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Vane M. said...

É mesmo excêntrico...o gesto é fácil de distinguir, difícil compreender o simbolo sobre suas costas. Um abraço!

Follygirl said...

very intersting!

Norma Ruttan said...

really different!

Dragonstar said...

An interesting sculpture, and it makes for a good photo. I like the shapes.

Monica said...

Very interesting sculpture!

Taken For Granted said...

Fascinating sculpture. So he has his head in the ground. If he sits up would his head be in the clouds? Either way the artist has a funny view of humanity.

Margaret Gosden said...

Oh my, I would have called it thoughtless! Very disturbing...good capture!

HansHB said...

Nice to see. Interesting sculpture. Using B&W is great!

Irene said...

Cool sculpture ... and great for B&W!

Wish you a great week, Gemma!

Wayne (Woody), whatever said...

It looks painful ;-)

Steve Fraser said...

Very interesting!

MyMaracas said...

How very unusual. Only black and white would do it justice.



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