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Images of Canberra – The Fog Pond at the National Gallery of Australia

By johnboy 24 September 2005 5

Here’s one I took a few weeks ago of the “fog pond” in the sculpture garden of the National Gallery. That’s a Moore in the background and I forget who did the bronze boat/raft but I’m sure someone can enlighten us.

The fog pond at the National Gallery

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Thumper 8:02 am 26 Sep 05


yep, used to work in EBB so a stroll around the gardens at lunchtime was often a good option. Especially when the fog machine was on.

It is a stunning scupture.

terubo 7:58 am 26 Sep 05

Just a reminder, the Sculpture Prize exhibition closes early October.
Thumps, the fog appears daily between 12-2pm.

Thumper 7:36 am 26 Sep 05

Its actually called “On the beach” by Stackhouse and would have to be my most favourite scultpure.

its quite eerie and disturbing in some way.

I think they turn the fog on at around midday for an hour or so. Its really cool and adds to the total ambience of the Stackhouse sculpture.

johnboy 9:50 pm 25 Sep 05

Well if there was any fog around i’d agree, anyway the fog sculpture extends beyond the pond.

but thanks for the reminder with the Stackhouse.

terubo 6:22 pm 25 Sep 05

Try Robert Stackhouse.
And the purists call it a ‘fog sculpture’.
-At least, so I’ve been told….

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