The Strandbeest pays a visit to Melbourne, Australia, in 2012. Scott Barbour/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Scott Barbour/Getty Images Opinion 13.7: Cosmos And Culture Beach Beasts On The Move August 9, 2013 Theo Jansen's art raises questions about the nature of life and life's limits. His creations walk along with the wind and navigate the shores of the sea. They are made of PVC piping. No one could seriously think these beach beasts are alive. Right?