Flip - Kinetic Sculpture. Taupo. New Zealand.
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Punga and Paua
S 38° 41.405 E 176° 04.225
60H E 419155 N 5717204
Quick Description: Lake Taupo lakefront reserve has a new wind sculpture. The seven-metre-tall wind-activated art piece is called Flip, by Christchurch sculptor Phil Price.
Location: North Island, New Zealand
Date Posted: 9/5/2010 2:31:02 AM
Waymark Code: WM9MMK
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1
Views: 7

Long Description:
Taupo ratepayers have paid $50,000 for a wind sculpture. The wind-activated art piece, called Flip, by Christchurch sculptor Phil Price, was unveiled this week on the lakefront.

It is made up of four carbon fibre red panels that rotate in the wind.

Taupo Mayor Rick Cooper said the sculpture will add interest to Taupo's lakefront.

Taupo ratepayers will take ownership of the sculpture after a volunteer group, Taupo Sculpture Trust, raised $50,000 and the council agreed to match dollar for dollar to buy the sculpture from the trust.
Title of Piece: Flip

Artist: Phil Price

Material/Media: Carbon Fibre

Date of Creation or Placement: Created 2002, Placed in Taupo in 24th August,2010

Location (specific park, transit center, library, etc.): Colonel Roberts Reserve on the lakefront.

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