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Sculpture at World Expo '88

Foreword from
Sculpture : The World Expo '88 Collection (1988)
Publisher  - Philip Bacon Galleries
Philip Bacon Galleries

The World Expo 88 Collection has been formed to illustrate the interdependence of art and technology. Water, sound, light and motion merge with the respected mediums of steel, bronze and wood, in reassessing the traditional limitations of sculpture.

This is one of the largest and most prestigious sculpture collections assembled in Australia
a credit to Creative Director John Truscott 90 works from 20 nations in all.

It is a collection of considerable diversity and vision. Truly international, it allows the works of
Australia's leading sculptors to be viewed alongside those already world-renowned Henry Moore, Auguste Rodin, Arnaldo Pomodoro, Dame Elisabeth Frink, and Kenneth Armitage, to name a few.

As a sculpture park, "World Expo 88" is unique. Its size, location, diversity of landscape and
population, provide the sculptor with a transient metropolis, and all its associated challenges.

16 works have been commissioned specifically for World Expo 88. Others have been kindly
loaned by museums, an galleries, artists and collectors from around the world. Their generosity is greatly appreciated.

The collection is valued at over 25 million dollars, and whilst not all works are for sale, those
that are, are clearly identified in the catalogue.
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Forward re-published with permission from "Sculpture: The World Expo 88 Collection," published by Philip Bacon Galleries, New Farm, Brisbane, 1988, for World Expo '88.

View the original publication of "Sculpture: The World Expo 88 Collection" by Australian Library Inter-Library Loan request - or - purchase a copy from your favourite second-hand book dealer, or alternately at eBay http://www.ebay.com.au.

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