Michael Parehowahi's sculpture at the end of Queen's Wharf controversially costing over 1.5 million dollars.
Anthony and Sandra Grant, owners, have spent 10 years creating Sculptureum. The works that are displayed are from their personal collection. The Sculptureum is meant to amuse, inspire and stimulate.
The wall is made from discarded bridge sleepers. The tops and sides are flat while the undersides are indented from stones trains have crused into them.
Classical garden with cherubs, fountains, ponds, etc.
Turkish art installation.
These rocks were found at the bottom of valleys where streams have straightened them over millions of years into the shape of pillars. This is an example of using inexpensive works to make a garden more interesting.
This rock looks like a hippo with it's mouth open.
Gouldian finch or the rainbow finch.
Sculptures can be made so that the people in them appear to defy gravity. The swing appears to be hanging from the tree when in fact this is one sculpture.
Rocks once lined the bed of Whangarei Harbor. They are made of layers of sandstone.
Interesting and colorful rocks.
Flemish Giant rabbit.
Lop Ears, white rabbits with ears that hang down.
Floor of Rabbiton is meshed to deter the rabbits from tunneling out.
Californian Giants, white rabbits with dark ears.
Red Golden pheasants and a Yellow Golden Pheasant.
Jack Marsden-Meyer's Humpback Whale. Sculpted from driftwood from the Whangaui River with blue glass for ocean.
Huge yellow dandelion.
Memorial to the extinct New Zealand animals. The red base of the columns represent their blood.
Water flowed from right to left on this rock. It took many millions of years for water to gouge these huge shapes out of the rock.
Another Jack Marsden-Meyer driftwood sculpture.
Glasswork by Dante Marioni of Seattle.
Yellow Display, Red & Yellow Mosaic Vase and Red in Blue Vessel.
The different colored woods all come from olive trees. The wood is unfinished as opposed to smooth.
This is entitled "You are what you eat". The goat's fur is made of forks.
Made from plastic cable ties.
Flowers made from plastic milk bottles and wire coat hangers.
Fat Gonzo and The Chameleon.
Kevin and Mark Twain.
The Red Pond.
The Pink Snails.
The ceramic was made in Turkey. Islam believes it is wrong to make depictions of people and animals. Islamic art tends to focus on geometric shapes, written text and flowers.
Ceramic works from Florence, Italy.
Chihuly's "Orange Hornet and Eelgrass Chandelier II".