florentijn hofman is a dutch artist best known for his playful urban installations that see animals scaled up to larger-than-life proportions. his most famous projects include the monumental floating duck which traveled to numerous international cities, the huge 'hippopothames' which made its way down the river thames, and a 30 meter long concrete aardvark in arnhem that could be be climbed upon and interacted with.

florentijn hofman (15 articles)

florentijn hofman is a dutch artist best known for his playful urban installations that see animals scaled up to larger-than-life proportions. his most famous projects include the monumental floating duck which traveled to numerous international cities, the huge 'hippopothames' which made its way down the river thames, and a 30 meter long concrete aardvark in arnhem that could be be climbed upon and interacted with.

jul 12, 2016

florentijn hofman builds behemoth bear from conifer tree branches

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on the grounds surrounding a former aviation school in the netherlands, the dutch artist has erected a »

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apr 07, 2016

florentijn hofman forms floating fish from foam kick boards in wuzhen, china

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on the still water surrounding an old amphitheater, the dutch artist has set an oversized 'floating fish' »

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sep 08, 2014

florentijn hofman sets moon rabbit towards the sky in taiwan

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the huge white bunny lounges lazily on the grassy arch of a former bunker, with outstretched arms and floppy »

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sep 04, 2014

florentijn hofman floats huge hippopotamus down the river thames

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semi-immersed in the water, ‘hippopothames’ is made of overlapping panels, and features painted eyes and »

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