Near Melbourn, Australia, in a small city called Marysville, you can find, in a large section of rain forest, a creative garden. What makes it special, aside from the fact that it's located within an urban area, is the large amount of sculptures scattered everywhere. On the whole, there are more than a hundred terracotta sculptures shaped like children, elves, mermaids, out of this world animals and other fabulous creatures that appear to have been taken from a fairy tale and that merge perfectly with the surrounding environment, as if it were their real home.
The author of these sculptures, and the owner of the garden, is Bruno Torfs, a South-American artist who moved to Australia a few years ago to find the appropriate place to set up his project. He started out with fifteen outdoor sculptures and a pavilion where he could display his drawings and paintings. However, he soon realised the potential of sculptures and he's been focusing his work on them ever since.
Nowadays, the Art & Sculpture Garden, as he calls it, is a huge art gallery in the middle of nature, to which he continually adds new works of art to. It seems paradoxical that art, as a human creation that should stand out from Nature, here blends itself perfectly with the natural environment.
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