Chapter Two

It has always been Franco Belgiorno-Nettis' cherished belief that inventiveness in new art is encouraging innovation in business and industry. He often stated that "artists and engineers have a lot in common: they both have an idea and make it concrete".

Franco also, as he put it, "felt I could be an unofficial ambassador, use Transfield to build a link between Italian and Australian culture".


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Artwork being lifted at the Transfield Sculpture Garden, Seven Hills. Positioning of artwork. Transfield Sculpture Foundry staff at work. Transfield Sculpture Foundry, Seven Hills. Handing over of steel sculpture Man and Matter on site at Expo ’88 in Brisbane.