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Below are various public and private commission projects that Mark Ogge has designed and painted. The links will take you to a page where you can learn more and see photo documentation of them.

Spiegel Automata

The Spiegel Automata is a coin operated,  automated mechanical amusement with over 20 moving characters. 

The Automata was commissioned by US company Spiegelworld and completed in 2015.

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The Famous Spiegeltent Facade

In 2001....

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Luna Park Carnivale figures

The Carnivale figures are seven, twelve meter high sculptures at Luna Park in Melbourne designed by Mark Ogge.

The figures, make up an eccentric band of giant musicians including a bass clarinet player, piano accordion, trombone, saxophone, flautist, french horn and diva. 

They are inspired by the rich artistic traditions of Commedia del Arte, fairground art, circus and vaudeville. 

New York Absinthe Archway

New York Absinthe Archway

The Absinthe Archway design was used as a decorative entrance for the original season of Spiegelworld's Absinthe at the Fish Markets in New York in 2006.

It was designed to reflect the seafaring spirit of the New York harbour setting, complete with Poseidon, a mermaid and merman, giant kracken and Vaudeville performers. 

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1001 Nights

1001 Nights is a superbly painted and enormous 60 square meter painting (3m high x 20 long) with over 30 larger than life-sized figures and animals. 

It was commissioned for Luna parks 95th birthday in 2008 to adorn the "Station" of Luna Park's iconic heritage "Scenic Railway" roller coaster, the oldest wooden roller coaster ride in the world.