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small Alexander Artist - Anne Ross
Title - A is for Alexander B is for Bunyip C is for Canberra
Medium - Bronze, Stainless Steel, Glass, Light
Location - Gungahlin
Funded By - artsACT
Commissioned - 2011

A is for Alexander B is for Bunyip C is for Canberra
Alexander Bunyip is a character from the popular 1972 children's book, The Monster that Ate Canberra by author and illustrator, Michael Salmon. In what became a series of books the bunyip is portrayed as a bemused adventurer who comes up with some novel uses for Canberra’s iconic landmarks. Anne Ross playfully shows the bunyip with his trusty travel case in hand heading out from a day in the national triangle. Cast by Perrin Sculpture Foundry

A Short Walk 100 Artist - Matthew Calvert
Title - A Short Walk
Medium - Steel, highly polished concrete aggreage mixture hand seeded with textured and coloured broken tail light reflectors
Location - South Canberra
Funded By - artsACT
Commissioned - 2011

A Short Walk
A landmark for the main turn into the Weston Creek Centre, A Short Walk consists of figure silhouettes of a big sister, little brother and little sister that derive from the pedestrian crossing sign. The grouping suggests friendship, family and community, while the incorporation of broken tail light reflectors betrays the artist’s longstanding concern with car culture and road safety issues.

small ACT Bushfire Memorial Artist - Tess Horwitz, Tony Steel and Martyn Jolly
Title - ACT Bushfire Memorial
Medium - Mixed media and landscaping
Location - South Canberra
Funded By - ACT Government
Commissioned - 2006

ACT Bushfire Memorial
The ACT Bushfire Memorial was commissioned by the ACT Government to acknowledge the impact of the 2003 bushfires, to mark the process of recovery, and to thank the many organisations and individuals who played crucial roles in the fire fighting and recovery efforts.

ACT Memorial Artist - Matthew Harding
Title - ACT Memorial
Medium - Stainless steel, bluestone basalt, glass and lighting
Location - Civic
Funded By - ACT Government
Commissioned - 2006

ACT Memorial
The ACT Memorial was commissioned by the ACT Government to honour all those people who have had an association with the ACT and who have served their country in war, conflict, peacekeeping and humanitarian missions.

Adolescent small Artist - Jan Brown
Title - Adolescent
Medium - Bronze
Location - Civic
Funded By - Legislative Assembly Art Advisory Committee 2003
Acquired - 2003

Adolescent
This artwork is from the collection of the ACT Legislative Assembly managed by the Speaker, and is available to the public when meeting with members of the Legislative Assembly, or by invitation.

Ainslies_Sheep 100 Artist - Les Kossatz
Title - Ainslie's Sheep
Medium - Cast aluminium
Location - Civic
Funded By - ACT Government
Commissioned - 2001

Ainslie's Sheep
The national capital has memorably been described as "a good sheep paddock spoiled". This sculpture is a satirical salute to one of Canberra's early pastoralists - James Ainslie who came to the region in 1825.

Alfred Deakin Artist - Martin Moore
Title - Alfred Deakin, A Life in Three Phases
Medium - Bronze
Location - South Canberra
Funded By - Territory and Municipal Services
Commissioned - 2010

Alfred Deakin, A Life in Three Phases
The artwork is a single bust, created from three separate heads that have been ‘cut’ into pieces and re-assembled, creating a work which is stable, robust and visually engaging from all angles. The three heads are representative of three distinct periods of Alfred Deakin’s life:

Angel Wings Artist - Phil Price
Title - Angel Wings
Medium - Wind activated kinetic sculpture, heat cured epoxy glass, carbon
Location - Tuggeranong
Funded By - artsACT
Commissioned - 2008

Angel Wings
Angel Wings has been described by New Zealand sculptor, Phil Price as a celebration of being alive. “It brings together the enjoyment of being outside in the environment, movement and colour – all the simple things,” he says. The aerodynamic wings move in response to the wind. The 10 metre tall sculpture uses fully-sealed rolling bearing systems designed for longevity and environmental resilience.

Aquila Artist - Phil Spelman
Title - Aquila
Medium - Polyurethane painted fabricated steel
Location - Civic
Funded By - artsACT
Commissioned - 2007

Aquila
Aquila is a sculptural arrangement of positive and negative shapes. A careful balance of form is revealed as you move around the sculpture. Aquila in Greek Mythology is the constellation of the eagle, a wide-winged soaring bird which carried the thunderbolts of Zeus.

Ark in the Ark and Beyond Artist - Wataru Hamasaka
Title - Ark in the Ark and Beyond
Medium - White granite
Location - Belconnen
Funded By - Chief Minister's Sculpture Acquisition
Acquired - 2009

Ark in the Ark and Beyond
Two arks have been carved out of a single piece of white granite and the addition of water creates this beautiful floating ark within an ark. The artist's inspiration originates from the Iwafune Shrine in Osaka - a massive, boat-shaped, traditional Shinto rock shrine.


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