Category Archives: worst public art

Visiting Elizabeth Quay

Well I guess I had to go down there. Well it’s not exactly bad, just a bit underwhelming and pointless. After the trees have grown for 30 years, there might be some shade relief to the merciless baking paving. The … Continue reading

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Scratchers

I can’t look at this Claremont artwork without getting itchy nurries. Why is Claremont commissioning 3D C&B? Why would they do that? Why?  By Pete F.       

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Outrage Sunday 231 in the bowl

Krazy Kym encountered this in Midland. “Why have we not seen this before?” she asked. A desultory shuffle through the archives found this, which is just as excellent. My associate, Mr Brick, saw this in Cottesloe. “Lamination fail,” he said. … Continue reading

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Two steps back

I complained to Perth council that their (also lame) painted artwork on the Cultural Centre paving was dangerous when wet. Looks like they are grinding it off as a result. I can’t help feeling I’m fighting a losing battle against … Continue reading

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The Sheep of Stalin

By Alasdair. Wudinna, SA.  I quite like it. Apart from the sheep. Wheat man is…kind of OK.   

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New Street Art Friends

How refreshing to see Lisa She-Ra Princess of Power Scaffidi signalling an end to the tedious wall mural craze, casting the deciding vote to leave at least one fucking city wall blank. As Bento notes, “Have we given up trying … Continue reading

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The Hidden

Illusiver noted this public art hidden behind Melville Council. If I recall the piece was part of Fremantle Sculpture by The Sea, an altogether more positively scaled event compared to the rather lopsided Cottesloe. But why is this hidden? Or … Continue reading

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