Hugh Jackman, wife Deborra-Lee Furness and sons display charity sculpture at Montauk Beach House
The Montauk Beach House acquired not one, but two “Lions” on the famous United States Defense lion trail. The exhibition is part of a high profile international art installation in support of the African Community and Conservation Foundation. Following the huge success and popularity of the Tusk Rhino Trail in 2018, the UK Charity (Tusk) launched over 45 life-size lion sculptures on the streets of iconic locations around the world, including the Hamptons!
A lion acquired from Montauk Beach House was created by Australian actress, producer and wife of Hugh Jackman, Deborra-Lee Furness and his son, Oscar Jackman. Deborra-Lee and Oscar Jackman’s sculpture is titled “Ubuntu”. “Ubuntu is an African word which means I AM BECAUSE WE ARE… in art a line can only be expressed beautifully if it is in relation to another line,” Furness explains of the inspiration behind the line. lion design.
The second lion on site at Montauk Beach House is created by sculptor, painter, potter and photographer Elizabeth Jordan.