Sydney’s famed Bondi Beach welcomes summer with a mile of art

Posted on: October 25th, 2018 by ABC News No Comments

Mark Metcalfe/Getty Images(SYDNEY) — Kicking off the summer in Sydney is the world’s largest free outdoor public sculpture exhibition.

This year, 450,000 visitors are expected over the 18-day exhibition that began this week.

Sculpture by the Sea at Bondi Beach transforms more than a mile of the famous coast into a seaside museum, featuring more than 100 works of art by artists from Australia and 20 other countries.

The exhibition began in 1997 as a one-day event showing 64 sculptures.

Now in its 22nd year, the exhibit gets more popular each year and is one of Sydney’s most-photographed events.

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