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"The quirky wall" Top 5 Page for this destination Cairns Things to Do Tip by tropicrd

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  I wonder what the artist meant!!!
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  • I wonder what the artist meant!!! - Cairns
      I wonder what the artist meant!!!
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  • Entrance to the Tanks. - Cairns
      Entrance to the Tanks.
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  • Quirky sculptures - Cairns
      Quirky sculptures
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      Very strange
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In 1993 an artist (Nicholas Globe) was commissioned to create a sculptered wall to celebrate the openeing of Tanks as an art centre.The tanks were used by the Navy to store oil during world war 2.
The artist created a temporary,organic piece of public art that would eventually,over time be enveloped by its natural environment and surroundings.
in keeping with the artist's original vision.
If you are strolling through the Tanks then look for this wall,there are some weird sculptures of heads,people,urns and all kinds of stuff.
Who knows what may be under all those branches and jungle!!!

Address: Tanks art Centre,Collins Avenue,Cairns QLD
Directions: Next to the Flecker Botanical Gardens in Collins Avenue,Edge Hill/North Cairns.
Main Tanks Art Centre Gate entry,left side wall.


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  • Written Oct 12, 2011
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