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Prime Minister Curtin and Treasurer Ben Chifley Artist - Peter Corlett, OAM
Title - Prime Minister John Curtin and Treasurer Ben Chifley, ca 1945
Medium - Bronze
Location - Parliamentary Triangle
Funded By - artsACT
Commissioned - 2011

Prime Minister John Curtin and Treasurer Ben Chifley, ca 1945
This sculpture recreates an iconic photograph of John Curtin (1885-1945), Australia’s fourteenth Prime Minister (1941-45), and Treasurer Joseph Benedict (Ben) Chifley (1885-1951), who would become Australia’s sixteenth Prime Minister (1945-49). Curtin and Chifley routinely walked along this route to the Provisional (Old) Parliament House from the nearby Kurrajong Hotel - where Labor Members of Parliament generally stayed, while Parliament was sitting. Curtin and Chifley are two of Australia’s most respected Prime Ministers and they were strong supporters of the development of Canberra as the nation’s capital.

On_the_Square 100 Artist - Dorothea Saaghy
Title - On The Square
Medium - Bronze
Location - Civic
Funded By - Royal Military College Class of 1961 and the ACT Government.
Commissioned - 2011

On The Square
The sculpture was a gift to the Royal Military College by the Class of 61 on the occasion in 2011 of their fiftieth anniversary and the centenary of the College.

Soccer Players Artist - Bev Hogg, Elizabeth Patterson and Mike McGregor
Title - Soccer Players
Medium - Stainless steel armature with a coloured concrete shell
Location - Belconnen
Funded By - Village Building Company
Acquired - 2011

Soccer Players
Commissioned by the Village Building Company, this artwork consists of three lifesize children playing a game of soccer.

folding ground red 100 Artist - Jon Tarry
Title - Folding Ground Across the In Between
Medium - Steel and paint
Location - Civic
Funded By - artsACT
Commissioned - 2011

Folding Ground Across the In Between
A folded form balanced on a point, painted red, and sitting opposite the partner piece 'sky shard above the in between', the artwork amplifies and gives form to the architectural forms of the building on one side and of the sculpture and the natural forms of the trees on the other.

breezing in Canberra, Kozo Nishino (Titanium alloy, stainless steel) National Arboretum Canberra Commissioned: 2011 (installed 2015)

Artist - Kozo Nishino
Title - breezing in Canberra
Medium - Titanium alloy, stainless steel
Location - South Canberra
Funded By - Precent-for-Arts Scheme
Commissioned - 2011

breezing in Canberra
"The concept of this sculpture features a vast sky and/or the universe and it expresses something that we cannot see such as wind and air. One can enjoy the movement engraved in the sculpture itself, but on the other hand, I think it also offers the viewers to feel atmosphere and time through their five senses. Although this sculpture is temperate and sensitive, it is also abundant and embracing, reflecting the image I had of Canberra during my visits. I hope that many people will love the sculpture’s warm-hearted expression and I hope this sculpture stays and lives in the hearts of each person visiting the Arboretum.” Kozo Nishino Kozo Nishino

Private Poetry Artist - Richard Tipping
Title - Private Poetry
Medium - Steel
Location - Civic
Funded By -
Acquired - 2011

Private Poetry
Private Poetry by Richard Tipping was purchased from Sculpture by the Sea in 2011, and has been erected as an adjunct to the Poets’ Corner installation in Garema Place.

	in the stream, Kozo Nishino (Titanium alloy, stainless steel) National Arboretum Canberra, 2011 (installed 2015)

Artist - Kozo Nishino
Title - in the stream
Medium - Titanium alloy, stainless steel
Location - South Canberra
Funded By - Percent-for-Arts Scheme
Commissioned - 2011

in the stream
"The concept of this sculpture features a vast sky and/or the universe and it expresses something that we cannot see such as wind and air. One can enjoy the movement engraved in the sculpture itself, but on the other hand, I think it also offers the viewers to feel atmosphere and time through their five senses. Although this sculpture is temperate and sensitive, it is also abundant and embracing, reflecting the image I had of Canberra during my visits. I hope that many people will love the sculpture’s warm-hearted expression and I hope this sculpture stays and lives in the hearts of each person visiting the Arboretum.” Kozo Nishino

Lady With Flowers Artist - Dean Bowen
Title - Lady With Flowers
Medium - Bronze
Location - Gungahlin
Funded By - Land Development Agency and Roads ACT
Commissioned - 2011

Lady With Flowers
A figurative bronze animated by a whimsical naivety that will touch the child in people of all ages, Lady With Flowers is located near a bus stop on Flemington Road, Gungahlin and one imagines she is about to take an ACTION bus to the City to meet her bronze counterpart, the Big Little Man.

sky shard blue 100 Artist - Jon Tarry
Title - Sky Shard Above the In Between
Medium - Steel and paint
Location - Civic
Funded By - artsACT
Commissioned - 2011

Sky Shard Above the In Between
A folded form balanced on a point, painted blue. The artwork amplifies and gives form to the architectural forms of the building on one side and of the sculpture and the natural forms of the trees on the other.

Fenix 2 100 Artist - N/A
Title - Fenix 2
Medium - Stainless steel
Location - Civic
Funded By - Gifted from the people and Government of Chile
Acquired - 2011

Fenix 2
Fenix 2 is a replica of the capsule that rescued 33 trapped miners from the San Jose mine in the Atacama Desert, Chile in October 2010.


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