Giant Plastic Cacti

Charlene general 14 Comments


Because nothing says “Welcome to the capital of Western Australia” quite like one of these babies.

Comments 14

  1. Those pesky gremlins…took over the account and changed my name from a perfectly reasonable ‘Cathy’ to the above gobbledegook…

  2. It beggars belief really. I can’t think of any rational explanation for a giant green plastic cactus in Perth. A large fake gold nugget perhaps, or a lump of iron ore (or maybe a depiction of a hollowed out ex-mountain), a big ear of wheat (to continue Australia’s obsession with the ‘big [insert object here] ‘ would work, or a giant Akurbra, but cactus – I don’t get it.

    1. Perhaps giant kangaroo paw was too hard to sculpt from plastic? 😀 Oh we shouldn’t laugh. The other sculptures in the city are pretty cool. Perhaps there’s a curatorial reason for this cactus piece?

    1. *groan* Niki!

      On the bright side, the City of Perth (and the artist whose work this is) will be most gratified 🙂

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