Turbine Shop .. No Thoroughfare by Michael Matthews

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Turbine Shop .. No Thoroughfare by 

Photographed with a Canon 400D at the Redbubble Rumble on Easter Saturday at Cockatoo Island, Sydney.

Another cool piece of art at Cockatoo Island set against the huge rustic doors of the Turbine Shop.

I liked the contrast between the deliciously rusty doors & the fresh new colourful art.
The door to the right gave access to the fascinating turbine shop.

Not for sale because it is mostly someone else’s creation.


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Country born & bred but now located in Sydney, Australia.

I’m fascinated by the beauty of nature & in particular Australian native flowers & landscapes. I also love colour & anything unusual.
The Blue Mountains are my favourite spot at the moment.

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  • Warren  Patten
    Warren Pattenover 2 years ago

    Nice work Michael..looks like a nice piece of art.

  • Thanks Warren. The artist must have been pretty tall !

    – Michael Matthews

  • Michael Matthews
    Michael Matthewsover 2 years ago

    Thanks for the fave Philip.

  • Bev Woodman
    Bev Woodmanover 2 years ago

    Interesting mural Michael … nicely captured♥

  • Thanks Bev.

    – Michael Matthews

  • Trish Meyer
    Trish Meyerover 2 years ago

    Great capture of this exotic artwork Michael !
    Kudos for your respect of copyright !

  • Thanks a lot Trish & thanks for the fave. Do you think it would look better cropped a little ?

    – Michael Matthews

  • Trish Meyer
    Trish Meyerover 2 years ago

    I hadn’t given cropping a thought Michael, because the exotic artwork grabs one’s attention … but … as you asked and I have taken another look … perhaps yes … cropped top and bottom to the beginning of the artwork and symmetrically each side, which would “lose” the possibly distracting (?) doorway from the right … I’m not sure what this would do to the overall proportions ……
    (that said, remember I am an elderly amateur, with no training whatever) (^_^)

  • Thanks Trish. I was thinking the doorway gives it a sense of scale .. makes it look larger than life. I’ll play around with it.

    – Michael Matthews

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