Tony Albert’s major Hyde Park artwork casts light on Australia’s dark history – the treatment of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander service people when they returned home from combat.

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Published: 2 May, 2017 | 0 Comments | Tags:

Newell Harry’s Circle/s in the Round for (Miles and Miles +1) is an elegant neon wall sculpture in Temperance Lane. Running beneath the coloured concentric circles is text reading, and …

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Published: 18 Feb, 2016 | 0 Comments | Tags:

Which public artwork makes you stop and look up? Some like Jason Wing’s piercing blue cherubs of In Between Two Worlds, which light up an unassuming Chinatown alleyway (shown above). …

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Published: 9 Nov, 2015 | 0 Comments | Tags: ,

Today Sydney Park is a popular spot for dog lovers and kite flyers, but its rambunctious history as an industrial site in the 1880s and later a waste dump, is …

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Published: 13 Jul, 2015 | 0 Comments

As part of the City Art Program, artists are working collaboratively to shape our city, including transforming Green Square’s public spaces. Maria Fernanda Cardoso will work closely with expert stonemasons, …

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Published: 11 Feb, 2015 | 0 Comments

Veteran street artist Numskull has just painted his biggest wall to date. His mural Here, Now created as part of Art & About Sydney, reminds the hurried crowds of Pitt …

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Published: 11 Nov, 2014 | 0 Comments | Tags: ,

At last month’s City Conversation, Graham Jahn AM, Director of City Planning, Development and Transport delivered an astute and rousing vision for Sydney. In case you missed it, you can …

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Published: 11 Nov, 2014 | 0 Comments | Tags:

In thinking about what the future of public art in Sydney might look like, we revisits notable public projects around the world. Over the past couple of weeks, a 50 …

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Published: 12 Aug, 2014 | 0 Comments | Tags: ,

From colonial edifices, grand fountains and murals by Indigenous artists, to kinetic sculptures and neon buildings, the preservation work of our public art collection has our City Art team up …

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Published: 17 Jun, 2014 | 0 Comments | Tags: ,

At dusk, stroll down Glebe Point Road. You’ll hit Bicentennial Park, which has a great view of the Anzac Bridge. As you walk along the water’s edge, you will spot …

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Published: 22 May, 2014 | 0 Comments | Tags: ,

In case you missed the news, Green Square’s industrial landscape is undergoing a major makeover. We’re working on a $440 million project to redevelop the area over the next 10 …

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Published: 22 May, 2014 | 0 Comments | Tags:

We spend a lot of time talking about festivals and new arts and cultural projects, but the memorable and enduring urban design and architecture that makes up much of the …

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Published: 2 Dec, 2013 | 0 Comments | Tags: ,
Author: Barbara Flynn, City Centre Curatorial Advisor

Over the next ten years, our City Centre and George Street in particular, will be transformed through one of the most significant public works projects to occur in Australia in generations. In …

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Published: 9 Sep, 2013 | 0 Comments | Tags: , , , | Author: Barbara Flynn, City Centre Curatorial Advisor

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