Tuesday, 22 September 2020

Sydney Olympic Park, Chiron

This sculpture is located outside the
Sydney Showgrounds Main Arena, on the corner of Grand Parade and Orana Parade, in the western suburb of Sydney Olympic Park. It was created by Andy Scott and consists of intricately woven mild steel bars. "Chiron" was a centaur, half-man and half-horse responsible for the teaching of arts and medicine to ancient Greek mythological heroes such as Apollo, Achilles, Jason and Hercules. It evokes the spirit of the Sydney Showground's signature event, the Royal Agricultural Easter Show, through its linkage of man and animal. It also resonates strongly with Sydney Olympic Park's history. It was installed to coincide with the 2004 Royal Easter Show, before the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens, Greece.


  1. Boa tarde Jim parabéns pela matéria. Nota 10.

  2. I don't think I've ever seen that either, though I have spent a lot of time at Homebush!

    1. It's such a big place. It's easy to miss the artworks tucked away in corners.

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