Florentijn Hofman is known for his playful urban art installation such as the Giant Rubber Duck. His new installation is the Giant Sunbathing Hare which is currently displayed on Hare Island during “Jump into the City”, a Russian public-art program at the Peter and Paul Fortress, St. Petersburg. The hare is part of the cultural programme of Russia – The Netherlands Bilateral Year 2013.
The Giant Sunbathing Hare
This Giant Sunbathing hare is 15 meters long by 8 meters wide and 2.5 meters high. The sculpture is covered in plywood strips that have been painted in four colours – pink, green, orange and grey. The sculpture will be on displayed on Hare Island until 13 October 2013. So if you are any where near St. Petersburg, pop down there quick!