31 March 2016

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Florentijn Hofman: Brazil Stole My Rubber Ducky Idea

Florentijn Hofman the Dutch artist famous for sailing giant yellow rubber ducks in waterways like the Thames and Hong Kong Harbour has accused the impeach Brazil’s President Dilma Rousseff campaign of plagiarising his concept. The artist stated that the Brazilian replica constitutes copyright infringement. The owners of the company that produced both ducks denied that there […]

4 September 2014

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Florentijn Hofman’s Giant Hippo Invades The Thames For Festival

Florentijn Hofman has launched his first ever UK commission, ‘Hippo Thames’ for the Totally Thames festival. The Dutch artist best known for his giant yellow Rubber Duck which made it’s debut in Hong Kong during Art Basel in 2013, has created an extraordinary 21-metre-long hippo sculpture, which was towed upriver today from its build site […]

27 July 2014

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Florentijn Hofman’s First UK Installation Announced For September Thames Festival

Florentijn Hofman  has been commissioned by Totally Thames, a month long season of river events in London this September, to create his first UK installation. The renowned Dutch artist best known for his giant rubber ducky in Hong Kong, will create an extraordinary new sculpture to be situated in the River Thames at Nine Elms […]