Art at the Gibbs Farms
Located in a 400-hectare parcel of land in Kaipara Harbour, Gibbs Farm is an open-air exhibition space that hosts one of the most prominent collections of large-scale, site-specific outdoor sculptures in the world. It is tucked roughly 30 miles north of Auckland City in New Zealand.
Gibbs Farm is also home to the Grief, a real-life Wild West town, a garage featuring the renowned Gibbs Aquada, and a farm with giraffes, emus, and other exotic animals.
Most sculpture installations were commissioned from some of the best living artists of our time, including Neil Dawson, Andy Goldsworthy, Anish Kapoor, Sol LeWitt, Maya Lin and Richard Serra.
The Farm Like a huge icon-like paper landing gently on a hilltop, Neil Dawson’s Horizons is one of the magnificent sculptures at Gibbs Farm in North Auckland. It is a clever optical illusion made from steel that gives the illusion of a giant windblown piece of paper. Dawson created Horizons in 1994 for the farm. …
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Anish Kapoor’s largest sculpture North of Auckland, in a stretch of land called Gibbs Farms, sits Anish Kapoor’s Dismemberment, Site 1 (2009). The scale of this sculpture is frighteningly extraordinary and is the largest one that Kapoor has ever created; it is the height of an eight story building. How the work makes you feel …
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