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Scarves on Statues – Bird Lady

[Previous instalments in the ‘Scarves on Statues’ series can be found here] Jamie Pickernell won the People’s Choice award at the Auckland Botanic Gardens’ biennial ‘Sculpture in the Gardens’ exhibition in 2012 with this magnificent effort, entitled ‘Bird Lady’. This piece proved so popular that it was purchased by the good people of […]

Scarves on Statues – Solace in the Wind

This wonderful sculpture by Englishman Max Patte is situated on a quietish part of the Wellington waterfront. Patte lived in New Zealand while working for Weta Workshops on the Lord of the Rings trilogy. During a difficult time in his life, he found solace by standing there on the edge of the dock and leaning […]