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In pictures: Sydney's Sculpture by the Sea exhibition opens

A stretch of beaches and parks on the Sydney coastline has been transformed into an outdoor art gallery.

More than 100 sculptures dot the Bondi Beach to Tamarama Beach coastal walk as part of the Sculpture by the Sea exhibition.

Australian and foreign artists have created art pieces for the event, which is in its 18th year.

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School children play on the sculpture "We're fryin' out here" by Andrew Hankin on Tamarama Beach.

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Alejandro Propato puts the final touches to his piece, "Permanent Sunrise".

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Peter Tilley is one of 17 artists to have taken part in the show for at least a decade, this year exhibiting his piece "Crossing the sky by boat", below.

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US sculptor Peter Lundberg was the winner of this year's exhibition with his piece "Ring". All the sculptures will be on display for 18 days.

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