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The Couple

Berend Vand Der Struik

Berend van der Struik, The Couple, 1962, maroubra sandstone. Photo Sam Roberts.

Berend van der Struik, The Couple, 1962, maroubra sandstone. Photo Sam Roberts.

Berend van der Struik, The Couple, 1962, maroubra sandstone. Photo Sam Roberts.

The Couple is a sculpture by Dutch immigrant Berend van der Struik using Maroubra sandstone and was one of the first features installed in the redesigned park. Depicting two early settlers, a man and a women caused controversy when unveiled in 1962 due to its then avant garde modernist simplified form. It is now a favoured location for weddings in Veale Gardens.

Veale Gardens/ Walyu Yarta (Park 21), South Terrace

Year Produced
1962

Materials
Maroubra sandstone

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