Celebrating it's 20th anniversary, Sculpture by the Sea is the world's largest free-to-the-public outdoor sculpture exhibition located along Australia's Bondi and Tamarama beaches.

Sculpture by the Sea 2016
A woman stands next to a giant flip flop on Tamarama BeachWilliam West/ AFP

Occurring annually, Sculpture by the Sea exhibits over 100 sculptures each year. It is one of Sydney's most popular events, receiving over half a million visitors in three weeks. Sculpture by the Sea will return Sydney's beaches on 20 October and will run until 6 November. So while some finishing touches are made, IBTimesUK presents some of the sculptures that will be featured in the coastal exhibition:

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A person walks past a cuboid sculpture at Tamarama BeachDavid Gray/ Reuters
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A sun-bather lies next to a sculpture on Tamarama BeachWilliam West/ AFP
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Parts of a giant rhinoceros are moved into places on Tamarama BeachWilliam West/ AFP
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A man pushes a head of a giant rhinoceros into places on Tamarama BeachWilliam West/ AFP
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Two sun-bathers lay near of a sculpture of a family imprisoned on Tamarama BeachWilliam West/ AFP
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Workers install sculptures on Tamarama BeachDavid Gray/ Reuters
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A visitor takes a photo of one of the sculpturesDavid Gray/ Reuters
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People walk past the sculptures at sunset, near Bondi BeachDavid Gray/ Reuters
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A person hangs from a sculpture near Bondi BeachDavid Gray/ Reuters
Sculpture by the Sea 2016
A sculpture is seen at sunset near Bondi BeachDavid Gray/ Reuters