Floating Yellow Duck Sculpture Explodes in Taiwanese Harbor

January 11th, 2014

Hong Kong's Installation of Florentijn Hofman's Rubber Duck, via ArtInfoThe much-beloved, floating Yellow Duck Sculpture by Dutch artist Florentijn Hofman has burst again in the harbor of Taiwan’s northern port city of Keelung.  This is the second time the duck has burst in Taiwan, and may have been ruptured by eagles, which were reportedly attacking the sculpture.  “We want to apologize to the fans of the yellow rubber duck….the weather is fine today and we haven’t found the cause of the problem. We will carefully examine the duck to determine the cause,” organizer Huang Jing-tai told reporters.

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