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Flower Dog

Not sure where this is located but I thought it impressive enough to post.

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  • Designed in 1992 by Jeff Koons – an American artist renowned for his “Neo-Pop art – for an art exhibition in Arolsen Castle, Germany, it was purchased by the Bilbao museum in 1997 (after a short stint in the Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney) and has graced its terrace ever since.
    Standing 43 feet tall, the enormous blooming statue is comprised of a stainless steel frame, permeable geo-textile fabric, soil and carefully arranged, real flowering plants including Marigolds, Begonias, Impatiens, Petunias, and Lobelias! It is also reputed to have its own internal irrigation system!
    Fun, whimsical and a wee bit kitsch
    http://theurgetowander.com/2013/03/15/a-blooming-statue/

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