Weekend visit to Mona

Eclectic, thought provoking, controversial, Mona is a must do if you ever find yourself in Hobart. Scottie was lucky enough to recently take a weekend trip to Tassie to experience all that Mona has to offer. The surrounding grounds call for exploration and boast innovative architecture that plays with scale and contrasting textures.  From the outside the museum looks like a modest single-story building however, inside the gallery is a spiral staircase that leads down to three larger levels each with an array of display spaces.  The experience is a sensory overload for all designers and art lovers from left field.

Below are some images of the extensive area surrounding the gallery.

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Artist Wim Delvoye has used corten steel to create the ‘Chapel’ and ‘Cement Truck’.

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A rammed earth wall with sedimentary layers provides a textured feature wall.

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