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harbour just over a week ago, hong kong’s resident yellow rubber duck by dutch artist florentijn hofman — which originally made its debut in 2007 by traveling around the world — took a turn for the worst as it completely deflated overnight.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. 

florentijn hofman's giant rubber duck: the aftermathafter dominating the scenery of victoria harbour, hong kong’s resident yellow rubber duck has completely deflatedimage via

florentijn hofman's giant rubber duck: the aftermathmeasuring just under six stories, the inflatable sculpture was planned to be on display june 9, 2013image via

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

florentijn hofman's giant rubber duck: the aftermathview of the rubber duck from a far, floating alongside the vessels coming into the harbourimage courtesy the artist

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

    Beverley Price
  • awwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwww poor duck needed to fart so bad :’-(

    aiboozy
  • Slow Art let down with sunny side up !

    mpathesii
  • really love rubber ducks <3 but cant play with this….

    kia
  • Totally unrealistic……I love it 😉

    G!ls
  • 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
  • I now have a broken heart…

    G
  • WHOwhoWHOwhoWHOwhoWHOwhoWHOwhoWHOwhoWHOwhoWHOwhoWHOwhoWHOwhoWHOwhoWHOwhoWHOwhoWHOwhoWHOwhoWHOwhoWHOwhoWHOwho shot the rubber duckie ?????????????????????????????????

    Paedra
  • 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

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