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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.

Rain Pools Artist - Stephen Newton
Title - Rain Pools
Medium - Carved granite
Location - North Canberra
Funded By - artsACT
Commissioned - 2008

Rain Pools
Rain Pools is a series of granite discs that respond to the tranquillity of Lake Burley Griffin. The sculpture creates a calming environment for the patients, families and staff of Clare Holland House. They symbolise circles of support and the bonds of a common humanity.

Reclamation: Culture, Spirit and Place Artist - Sandra Hill (Nyoongar) and Jim Williams (Ngunnawal)
Title - Reclamation: Culture, Spirit and Place
Medium - Mixed media
Location - Civic
Funded By - artsACT
Commissioned - 2007

Reclamation: Culture, Spirit and Place
Reclamation: Culture, Spirit and Place celebrates the survival of the spirit, and the courage and the dignity shown by the Ngunnawal people as they move forward into the future. The artwork consists of a ceramic tile mosaic set into the pavement and decorative metal panels which depict a variety of totemic animals and references to the Molonglo River.

red and blue Artist - Inge King
Title - Red and Blue
Medium - Polychrome steel
Location - Civic
Funded By - artsACT
Acquired - 2008

Red and Blue
This sculpture uses an abstract language of colour, form, volume and plane to create a sense of tension and quiet strength. The artist has made a significant contribution to the development of Australian modern sculpture and has been exhibiting for close to 60 years.

Relic Artist - Rick Amor
Title - Relic
Medium - Bronze
Location - Civic
Funded By - artsACT
Acquired - 2007

Relic
Relic is a bronze sentinal, an ancient figure borne from distant memory, standing at a nexus of both time and place. Located at the edge of the city and watching over a seat of learning, the sculpture evokes both power and purpose. Relic was the winner of the prestigious McClelland Sculpture Prize in 2007.

Resilience Artist - Ante Dabro
Title - Resilience
Medium - Bronze
Location - Civic
Funded By - Consolidated Builders Ltd
On Loan - 2008

Resilience
Commissioned by Consolidated Builders Ltd, Resilience is on loan to the ACT Government. The location of this artwork is the result of a very successful collaboration between the ACT Government and the private developer, Consolidated Builders Ltd.

Dragonfly 100 Artist - Mary Kayser
Title - Resting Place of the Dragonfly
Medium - Painted steel
Location - Parliamentary Triangle
Funded By - Queen Beatrix Sculpture Collection
Acquired - 1989

Resting Place of the Dragonfly
Resting Place of the Dragonfly was exhibited in the 1989 Floriade Sculpture Project.In 2011 it was refurbished and relocated within Commonwealth Park.

Running Lights Artist - Thylacine Art Projects
Title - Running Lights
Medium - Mixed media
Location - Belconnen
Funded By - artsACT
Commissioned - 2006

Running Lights
Running Lights is a series of brightly-coloured columns that respond to Lake Ginninderra and its environment. They chime and sway, and in the evening they shine across the water.

Sculpture No 23 (The Parcel) Artist - Alex Seton
Title - Sculpture No 23 (The Parcel)
Medium - Western Australian jade green marble, white marble and resin inlay (2003)
Location - Civic
Funded By - artsACT
Acquired - 2007

Sculpture No 23 (The Parcel)
Sculpture No 23 (The Parcel) is a carved illusion where an everyday object is transformed into and object of art. The artist has sculpted green and white marble to recreate a package with the creases and dents of a long journey. The contents are yet to be revealed.

Sculptured Form Artist - Margel Hinder
Title - Sculptured Form
Medium - Aluminium
Location - Woden
Funded By - Urban use competition
Commissioned - 1970

Sculptured Form
This work was the winner of a competition that invited artists to represent the ‘metamorphosis of a typical natural Australian environment into complex development for urban use’. Hinder has created a commanding, beautifully fluid, plump work that belies its materials. By polishing the aluminum surface to a soft patina, and allowing it to bulge around the middle, the sculpture resembles a large soft heart, appearing to be made of several chambers but actually one connected and vital whole.


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