Portuguese Street Artist Unveiled A Giant Rabbit Made Of Trash On The Streets Of Vila Nova De Gaia In Portugal
In town with the good people from Mistaker Maker, the Portugese artist Bordalo II (previously featured) unveiled this rather amazing piece which is entitled “Half Rabbit”. This may be our all time favorite Bordalo II piece to date! As usual the piece was created using found materials and trash gathered around the city. Half of the piece is left unpainted and shows the elements’ original colors. Continue reading »
The Grand National springs to mind as the yearly highlight of the “sport of kings” – thoroughbred steeds and their brave jockeys triumphing (or failing) over gruelling courses and high-fenced adversity. And now steeplechase enthusiasts can add another event to the annuls of great sporting occasions, namely the Stuttgart rabbit show jumping. Here: Rabbit showjumping at an animal fair in Stuttgart, Germany, on November 16, 2014. (Photos by Action Press/Rex Features)
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Dutch artist Florentijn Hofman’s latest creation, a 25 meter (82 feet) white rabbit, leans up against an old aircraft hangar as part of the Taoyuan Land Art Festival in Taoyuan, Taiwan, Tuesday, September 2, 2014. Hofman’s big yellow duck drew millions of visitors as it toured the island last year and festival organizers are hoping the rabbit will do the same. The Taoyuan Land Art Festival took place from September 9-14. Continue reading »
The probe, carrying a rover dubbed Jade Rabbit that will survey the moon’s geology and natural resources, landed at about 9 pm Beijing on Saturday, the Xinhua News Agency said. China’s achievement comes 47 years after the Soviet Union performed a soft landing of its Luna 9 spacecraft on the moon.
The launch is part of the Asian nation’s growing space exploration ambitions, an effort which has seen the country spend billions of dollars even as other nations cut back. For its next step, China wants to land a lunar rover and return it to Earth in 2017, according to Xinhua. Continue reading »
People examine the wooden sculpture of giant hare by artist Florentijn Hofman displayed near the St.Peter and St.Paul Fortress in St.Petersburg, Russia, Sunday, September 15, 2013. The public art installation “Sunbathing Hare”, part of the cultural program of Russia – The Netherlands Bilateral Year 2013. Florentijn Hofman is a Dutch conceptual artist. He is known for playful urban installations such as the Rubber Yellow Duck sculpture.
15-meters long by 8-meters wide and standing at 2.5-meters high, the huge sculpture has been covered with plywood strips. The work is part of the cultural program of Russia – The Netherlands Bilateral Year 2013, on display until 13 October 2013. (Photo by Dmitry Lovetsky/AP Photo) Continue reading »
A rabbit jumps over a hurdle at an obstacle course during the first European rabbit hopping championships, which Lada Sipova-Krecova of Czech Republic won, in Wollerau, Switzerland. Rabbit hopping is a growing sport among rabbit owners in Central Europe. (Harold Cunningham/Getty Images) Click image to zoom.
A Big Yellow Rabbit has installed in Örebro, a small Swedish town. Built by the Dutch artist Florentijn Hofman. Estimate cost about US$20,000. Continue reading »