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Rhino Sculpture Location
Pitt Street Mall (corner Market Street)
Rhinoceros Orchardos is a rhino covered in a gossamer veil of mist enveloped, orchard studded hills, that speaks of the loss of grazing lands and natural habitat. This ongoing and conflicting interaction with man is depicted as a visual and textural pattern or code which tempts one to touch, feel and remember, long after you have passed by.
Richard Allen wildlife abstract artist is known for his large lyrical animals, poured and scraped out of the canvas and his jewel like areal landscapes that represent the marks man makes on that landscape that is rapidly diminishing.
Both animals and landscapes have personalities that force us to look at both, stop, and go onto look at the world a little differently, with a little more care.