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Oceania’s seafaring ancients make journey to Paris

The Quai Branly museum of tribal arts in Paris is hosting what is being billed as the first ever comprehensive exhibition on the Lapita peoples’ artefacts and history. Lapita’s settlements were universally located on beach terraces, or on stilt houses situated over reefs, lagoons, and open sea with direct access to the ocean.

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The Silent Evolution: A Coral Reef Sculpture

Artist Jason deCaires Taylor recently completed work on one of the most surreal and awe-inspiring artificial reefs in Cancun/Isla Mujeres, Mexico, in an effort to promote the recovery of nearby natural reefs.

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Sculpture By The Sea, 14th Annual Bondi Exhibition

Sculptures by more than 100 artists from around the world will officially go on display on Thursday in Sydney’s annual seaside sculpture park at Bondi.

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The First Animated Beach Drawing Film

“An idea is like a seed, if you feed it then it may grow. It took four hours to make and lived only for the time of the tides.” Jamie Wardley, Finn Varney and 15 Yorkshire artists have collaborated to make the first animated beach sand drawing at Filey, North Yorkshire.

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Me and you three; 2 Years, 4 Artists, 8 Beaches: Part Two

Groups of young people from three Isle of Wight’s schools visited the “Me and You: 2 years, 4 artists, 8 beaches” exhibition, and showed their responses in the form of their own artwork.

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Each Grain of Sand a Tiny Work of Art

Beach Art
Aug
3

Worldwide, sand has a fascinating story to tell.

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Me and you three; 2 years, 4 artists, 8 beaches

Mary Flynn, detail of sea banner hanging
Beach Art
May
23

The exhibition showcases works by 4 island of Wight’s artists: Judes Crow, Annik Cullinane, Mary Flynn & Gerry Price. For the past 2 years these artists have made joint monthly visits to 8 island beaches.The result is an eclectic exhibition made cohesive by linking the marine environment to humanity.

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