Juxtapoz // Friday, September 05, 2014
Florentijn Hofman, the man behind the giant rubber ducky that toured harbors around thet world, is back with a an equally huge hippopotamus that he recently floated down the river Thames. At 21 meters-long, "Hippopothames" was towed up the river from the royal docks where it was built to the south bank where it will take part in 30 days worth of events along the river.
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, December 18, 2013
Using 40,000 plastic bags, Dutch artist Florentijn Hofman built these two huge slugs that wove their way up the city steps in Angers, France. The two moving sculptures were titled "Slow Slugs."
Street Art // Thursday, May 02, 2013
If you’re near the Victoria Harbour in Hong Kong today, you may want to get down there to catch a glimpse of the world’s largest rubber duckie cruise the water. Dutch artist, Florentijn Hofman has brought his sculpture Rubber Duck around the globe to places such as San Paulo, Sydney and Osaka, with Hong Kong now on the list. Look at that thing! It’s adorable!
Juxtapoz // Monday, December 03, 2012
We have shown the work of Dutch artist, Florentijn Hofman, on the site before. This time, the artist has just created a site-specific sculpture/installation for the Mexican animation event Cut Out Fest. The Dead Fly is just that; a gigantic dead fly, belly-up, on a rooftop in Querétaro. The piece was made in conjunction of the Day of Dead festivities.
Street Art // Tuesday, October 18, 2011
Constructed of 10,000 pairs of flip-flops, 45 feet long, and titled “The Fat Monkey.” Dutch artist, Florentijn Hofman with the help of local art students was commissioned to build this giant monkey in a park in Sao Paolo, Brazil.