ROBERT OWEN
COMMISSIONS / SITE-SPECIFIC ARTWORKS

 

Under The Sun
April 2014
Stainless steel, aluminium, acrylic and dichroic glass
435 x 660cm.


Interlude
2013
Aluminium, glass, coloured and dichroic film, 274.5 x 400 x 50cm each
Collection Qantas Australia


Silence
2012
Steel and Swarovski crystals
New Hamer Hall, Melbourne


Snake in the Grass, Gawler bypass Arts project
2011
Gawler Bypass Arts project, Adelaide SA in collaboration with Architects Taylor Cullity Lethlean and Tonkin Zulaikha Greer for Dept. for Transport, Energy and Infrastructure, Government of South Australia.


Digital Showers
2011
Triptych apartment development, Southbank, Melbourne


Tracing Light for Harry 3D/4D
2011
Harry's Park, Sydney. Robert Owen commission for the tribute park to the late Australian architect Harry Seidler.


Interlude -Double Weave
2009
MLC Centre Sydney. Harry Seidler & Associates, Photo: John Marmaras


The Craigieburn Bypass
2003 - 04
In collaboration with T.C.L. and Tonkin Zulaikha Greer. 


Webb Bridge
2003
Webb Bridge, Docklands, Melbourne
In collaboration with Denton Corker Marshall


Memory Pond
2002
Grattan Plaza, Prahan
A project in collaboration with Landscape Architects Taylor Cullity Lethlean, commissioned by Stonnington City Council, Melbourne.   


Discobolus
2000
Olympic Park, Homebush Bay, Sydney
Robert Owen's winning design for the Hellenic tribute to the Sydney Olympic Games, 2000. Celebrating the Greek origins of the games, the installation featured an eight-ton stainless steel and glass sculpture, an olive grove, and marble fragments.


Axiom
1998
Commonwealth Law Courts, Melbourne
Commissioned for the atrium of the new Commonwealth Law Courts, Melbourne, Owen explores the symbolism of geometric shapes, numbers and colours in the creation of a metaphor for the meaning and application of the law.


Vessel
1989
Exhibition Centre, Tokyo
Commissioned in 1988 for architect Fumihiko Maki