Ever wondered what the world would look like if it were a morph between “Where the Wild Things Are”, “Cat in the Hat” and “Alice in Wonderland”? Neither had I but the current exhibition of McClelland Sculpture Survey finalists comes close to representing these fantastical places. This outdoor gallery in Langwarrin, Melbourne has 35 artist sculptures sprawled across 16 hectares of bushland. From large, looming, upside-down trees to mannequins covered in cheerleader pom poms this bush labyrinth has quirky and intriguing ready to surprise at each bend in the trail. In fact if you wander in here by yourself wear the dark pants as some of these statues have a startling effect from the gloomy and obscure parts of the trail. Entry is by gold coin donation and will honestly be some of your best spent hard earned if art installations are your kick. If you take your time like me give it an hour and a half to get through the trail. One hour just doesn’t “cut the mustard” no matter what the nice, lady curator might tell you. And have your say on the way out for the $20,000, Frankston People’s Choice Award for the most popular public sculpture. Well done Ian Loiterton, your Savage Hand got my vote! Great stuff.
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Roughly 75% of the art installations are represented below. If you plan on going anyway it may best be left to see it in person.