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Hajek sculpture plaza
Title : Hajek sculpture plaza Hajek sculpture plaza
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Creator : Moore, Patricia, photographer
Date of creation : 2003
Format : Photograph
Dimensions : 102 x 148 mm
Contributor : State Library catalogue
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Description :

View of part of the Hajek sculpture plaza with the Festival Centre in the background.

The Hajek sculpture plaza is the most prominent feature of the forecourt of the Adelaide Festival Centre. Designed by Czech-born artist Otto Hajek, the artwork is actually named 'City Sign' but has been more commonly known by the eponymous title. Consisting of concrete blocks painted in the state colours and placed in a grid-like pattern, the work has also been described as the 'tank trap'.

Related names :

Adelaide Festival Theatre

Hajek, Otto Herbert, 1927-

Coverage year : 2003
Region : Adelaide city
Further reading :

Adelaide Festival Centre of Arts, [Adelaide]: Government Printer, [1975]

Campbell, Lance. By popular demand: the Adelaide Festival Centre story, Kent Town, SA: Wakefield Press, 1998

Marsden, Susan, Paul Stark and Patricia Sumerling, eds. Heritage of the City of Adelaide: an illustrated guide, Adelaide: City of Adelaide Corporation, 1990

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