The Sapling - Albany, Auckland, New Zealnd
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S 36° 43.676 E 174° 42.523
60H E 295390 N 5932860
Quick Description: A large kenetic sculpture at the entrance to the Westfield Shopping Complex in Albany.
Location: North Island, New Zealand
Date Posted: 8/12/2010 10:08:07 PM
Waymark Code: WM9FAK
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Max and 99
Views: 7

Long Description:
The sculpture was commisioned by Westfield New Zealand and dedicated to the community to symbolise the partnership with Albany.

"The Sapling" responds to the wind and will move in the slightest breeze.

The complex engineering behind this kenetic art work - "Makes something that appears so simple move in such an elegant way".

Northland born sculptor Grant Williams graduated from Elam School of Fine Arts, University of Auckland in 1991. He is now a full time sculptor living and working in Grey Lynn, Auckland.

Williams is experienced in producing large sculptures, pushing the bounderies of many different materials and techniques he produces unique artworks.
Title of Piece: The Sapling

Artist: Grant Williams

Material/Media: Stainless Steel

Date of Creation or Placement: Unknown

Location (specific park, transit center, library, etc.): Westfield Shopping Complex

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