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The Sunbathing Hare is a Follow-up to the World's Biggest Rubber Duckie

 - Sep 20, 2013
References: facebook & designtaxi
First it was the world's biggest rubber duckie, and now it's the giant sunbathing hare.

Dutch artist Florentijn Hofman is back with a new piece that is sure to captivate her fans across the world. Hofman has this time created a more affable, gangly Sunbathing Hare -- on land this time -- on Hare Island in St. Petersburg, Russia. The smiley, pink-nosed hare lays bare with its stomach on the grass besides a river. The hare measures 15 meters long by 8 meters wide, while standing 2.5 meters high. The hare is covered with plywood strips that have subtle pigments of green, orange and pink painted on them.

The hare, which lays down with his legs crossed over each other and gleams happily at onlookers, is set to be displayed until October 13 as part of the Russian public art program, called "The Netherlands Bilateral Year 2013."