King Coal

Public Sculpture by Louis Pratt from NSW

Our scientists all agree we are at the tipping point with our use of fossil fuels; they are poisoning our atmosphere.

The work depicts an arrogant character unwilling to change and unaware of his impending doom.


Long Island (Opposite South East Water Building)
2N Gould Street


  • Materials: Coal, resin, fibreglass, steel
  • Dimensions: 172 x 121 x 110cm

In 2000 Louis studied sculpture at the ANU School of Art, graduating with 1st class honours. In 2002 the College of Fine Art, UNSW, awarded him an Australian Post-Graduate Research scholarship for a Master's degree that he completed in 2004.

Artist Website

Images of King Coal are available in the Image Gallery. 

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Frankston City Council
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Frankston 3199
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