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These four 98-foot-tall silos in Thallon, Queensland, took Brisbane artists Joel Fergie (aka The Zookeeper) and Travis Vinson (aka Drap) three weeks to paint.

Painted Silos Are Turning the Outback Into an Alfresco Art Gallery

Can these unlikely bursts of beauty refresh Australia’s parched rural towns too?
A bird in the hand: Part of the "Bayshore Drive Lighthouse" sculpture takes wing.

The Charmed Second Life of Australia's Cursed 'Disco Dong'

The sculpture was loathed as a public-art installation. Now its 4,000 aluminum birds are treasured in private collections.

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