As 2013 comes to an end, BLOUIN ARTINFO Australia takes a look back at the year that was and has picked 10 of the most memorable Australian artworks to have emerged during 2013. In no particular order, the top 10 most memorable Australian artworks of 2013 are:
“Skywhale,” 2013 by Patricia Piccinini
Commissioned to celebrate the 100th birthday of Australia's capital city, Canberra, Patricia Piccinini’s monumental “Skywhale” hot air balloon raised eyebrows around Australia and received mixed reviews. The strange yet beautiful creature raises questions relating to the relationship between people, nature, and technology, and asks viewers contemplate issues relating to genetic engineering and biotechnology.