LOT #01 : Penny Lovelock : Beauty and Hope


Penny Lovelock


Beauty and Hope

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Rhino Sculpture Location

Chinese Garden
Darling Harbour, Sydney, NSW 2000

Rhino Inspiration

I was shocked at how small the number of rhinos there are in Java. I wanted to create a rhino design with some of the Javan fabric designs, but I also wanted to include an element of hope.

I felt that we must protect them and so have included a baby which will be painted on both sides of the rhino. I have chosen colours which will make the sculpture stand out and get attention.

Artist statement

Penny Lovelock is an artist/illustrator. She has illustrated over 30 books and worked for most of the Sydney publishing houses. She is focussing on painting and paints whimsical animals, people, landscape and musical instruments. She works from her imagination and from inspiration around her. 
She has had numerous solo exhibitions with many a sellout success.

Sculpture Details

Type : Large (adult)

Measurements : 1340mm (h) x 2250mm (l) x 800mm (w)

Weight : Approximately 60Kg