Anton Forde’s Papare/Protection which was awarded Exhibition Artist’s Pick at Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi 2023. Photo Colourchaser

Waiheke artist and sculptor Anton Forde’s striking contemporary pou work Papare/Protection has been awarded the Exhibiting Artist’s Pick at the world’s largest free-to-the-public sculpture event, which ended in Sydney on Monday.

Anton, whose work has been viewed by almost half a million people in recent weeks at Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi 2023, says it is a huge honour to be peer selected by the 105 exhibiting artists, drawn from 21 countries around the world. • Liza Hamilton

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