The William Ricketts Sanctuary, where art meets nature, is a tour of Melbourne
Just down the winding mountain road in dandenong, Melbourne, is the William Ricketts Sanctuary, a famous sculpture garden with more than 90 William Ricketts sculptures, also internationally known as the Sanctuary.
According to introduce William Ricketts (William Ricketts) creation of the sculpture, the indigenous people in central Australia as the prototype and the creation of the sculpture, the characters in these works according to the author, William Ricketts (William Ricketts) introduced is according to the real people of indigenous and creation, lifelike sculpture character in this full of ferns and moss garden, seem to be some weird, these people don’t like living in the central Australian red aboriginal, match with fern more an island nation in southeast Asia with moss, In particular, their unique face shape. Of course, William Ricketts had his own philosophical basis for creating these works, which was that “all life is one,” and he wanted his characters to blend into the earth’s soil.
Some of the sculptures created by William Ricketts are related to animals and gods, which may be the inspiration of the artist’s meditation. These inspirations are often out of reality. When future generations watch these sculptures, I think they should also meditate out of reality to understand the suspense works.
William Ricketts (William Ricketts) creation of the sculpture, its characters and the story seems to be where I met again, check data, William Ricketts (William Ricketts) used in the 70 s in India Sri Aurobindo Ashram spiritual centers have lived for two years, maybe he this two years of practice in India, in the spiritual meditation more inspired his inspiration of the sculpture creation.
William Ricketts carved an inscription on a stone in the sculpture garden: “melt, become living water and sing the stream of life in my dream”, which should be the singing rhythm of William Ricketts sculpture garden.
Note: William Ricketts (1898-1993) was an Australian potter and sculptor of the arts and crafts movement.