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William Ricketts Sanctuary Reviews
Lovely walk through William Ricketts Sanctuary. Interesting history and beautiful sculptures. It is also free! Definitely worth a visit. more »
A very pleasant afternoon spent wandering around. You don’t need long but it’s worth stopping for a bit to stretch your legs and appreciate Ricketts’ work. Make sure you read the statements dotted... more »
I think it's fair to say that this is a national treasure within a natural treasure. Without doubt, Ricketts was some sort of genius... but I think it's also fair to say that, like so many great artists, he wasn't quite the full can of Coke. There's a great deal of beauty and positivity in his work but on closer examination, some of the symbolism and writing is also pretty dark. Nonetheless, I'd still rate it 5 stars as one of the many interesting places to visit in the Dandenong ranges and a fascinating insight into the mind of one our most prolific (and slightly disturbed) artists.
Sculptures in nature. Amazing how he did it. Time and effort, patience and determination. I wonder what really makes him spent most of his time doing the things that interest him. I suppose nowadays we just spent most of our precious time on the internet, or hour working in office, etc. What drives him to do it really makes me feel that I need to be determine in the things that I interest me as well. Skillful it is to do these things back then just to see his results only at present time. Encourages me to look forward to the day spent on computer nowadays or time at work.
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