In pictures: Sculptures return to the Sydney seaside

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image captionThe free event is expected to draw more than half a million visitors to the coastal walk between the Bondi and Tamarama beaches.
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image captionThe work of more than 100 artists from 17 countries features in the outdoor cultural event, now in its 20th year.
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image captionThe event has no specific theme, but supports creative freedom of artists.
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image captionIt is not every day that you see a 7m-long upside down rhino at Tamarama Beach.
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image captionThe artworks are easy to access but not necessarily easy to install.
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image captionThis huge bamboo and steel sphere, for example, took a team more than a week to set up.
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image captionThousands of visitors are afforded to opportunity to take in some thought-provoking art while working on their tan.
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image captionWhen Sculpture by the Sea began it was a one-day event that drew 25,000 people.
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image captionTwenty of the artists from the first event in 1997 have been invited back this year.
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image captionSculpture by the Sea will run until 6 November.