florentijn hofman's giant rubber duck: the aftermath florentijn hofman's giant rubber duck: the aftermath
may 15, 2013

florentijn hofman's giant rubber duck: the aftermath

 

NEWS: after dominating the scenery of victoria harbour just over a week ago, hong kong’s resident yellow rubber duck by dutch artist florentijn hofman — which originally made its debut in 2007 by traveling around the world — took a turn for the worst as it completely deflated overnight. measuring just under six stories, the inflatable sculpture was planned to be on display june 9, 2013. 

after dominating the scenery of victoria harbour, hong kong’s resident yellow rubber duck has completely deflatedimage via

measuring just under six stories, the inflatable sculpture was planned to be on display june 9, 2013image via

florentijn hofman’s giant rubber duck in hong kong’s victoria harbourimage courtesy the artist

view of the rubber duck from a far, floating alongside the vessels coming into the harbourimage courtesy the artist

  • there’s a rubber duck on land right now, the reporter follows the soccer fans and there it is in the background, at coastal square praça do comércio in lisbon of portugal

    mr rui says:
  • WHOwhoWHOwhoWHOwhoWHOwhoWHOwhoWHOwhoWHOwhoWHOwhoWHOwhoWHOwhoWHOwhoWHOwhoWHOwhoWHOwhoWHOwhoWHOwhoWHOwhoWHOwho shot the rubber duckie ?????????????????????????????????

    Paedra says:
  • I now have a broken heart…

    G says:
  • there is a beauty to the ongoing piece lying flattened in the harbor….i think the beauty is that the precipitated flat duck was unplanned….yet still intriguing!

    kalvin says:
  • Totally unrealistic……I love it 😉

    G!ls says:
  • really love rubber ducks <3 but cant play with this….

    kia says:
  • Slow Art let down with sunny side up !

    mpathesii says:
  • awwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwww poor duck needed to fart so bad :’-(

    aiboozy says:
  • Wish she’d make floating fried egg. Flattened rubber duck looked like it, bodes well for a food range.

    Beverley Price says:

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