BIRDS MADE FROM RECYCLED METAL SCRAPS “Inspired by the forms of animals artist Barbara Franc seeks to capture a sense of motion as she recreates a variety of wildlife from birds to horses using reclaimed materials such as old food tins. Via her artist statement: I have always been fascinated by the shapes and sculptural forms of animals, they present a never-ending source of inspiration to me. I try to capture a feeling of their movement and presence in my sculpture. For this I use wire…
Step into a certain alleyway in Sydney's Angel Place and you'll find a whimsical installation that's meant to be both seen and heard. Back in 2009, artist Michael Thomas Hill created Forgotten Songs, an installation of 110 empty birdcages suspended high in the air that play the song
Park Güell (Spain). 'The playfulness of Gaudí’s imagination takes flight in this park, which seems to spring from a child’s fantasy of seriously weird structures and larger-than-life animal forms.' http://www.lonelyplanet.com/spain/barcelona/sights/park/park-guell
Built up Coast (1960) Peter Lanyon. You can see the coast line in his paintings but also the other smaller buildings in the foreground - the level of abstraction reflects the physical experience of being amongst the elements whilst painting. It also shows how his paintings lead the artist to think about assemblages after starting to glide, taking further risks with his work which pay off and result in a journey taken across his home landscape.
The Hawker Hurricane is a British single-seat fighter aircraft that was designed and predominantly built by Hawker Aircraft Ltd for the Royal Air Force (RAF). Although largely overshadowed by the Supermarine Spitfire, the aircraft became renowned during the Battle of Britain, accounting for 60% of the RAF's air victories in the battle, and served in all the major theatres of the Second World War.