Florentijn Hofman

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Florentijn Hofman
Born Florentijn Hofman
(1977-04-16) 16 April 1977 (age 40)
Delfzijl, Netherlands
Nationality Dutch
Known for Large sculptures
Notable work Rubber Duck
Website www.florentijnhofman.nl

Florentijn Hofman (16 April 1977) is a Dutch artist. He is known for playful urban installations[1] such as the Rubber Duck,[2] and the 2014 installation in London UK, the HippopoThames.[3]

Florentijn Hofman was born on 16 April 1977 in Delfzijl in the Netherlands. He went to primary and secondary school in Emmen. He studied arts at the art academy of Kampen and later Berlin.[4]


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  1. ^ Liane Laraivre, George Hall – City Play: Ground-up City ; Play as a Design Tool 2007 "Florentijn Hofman, Rotterdam, 2004 The transience of old premises, earmarked for demolition creates scope for surprising approaches. The Municipality relaxes the regulations and allows artists free rein. The city becomes the painter's canvas ..."
  2. ^ Cynthia Imogen Hammond Architects Angels Activists and the City of Bath 1765–1965: ... 2012 – Page 128 "I am referring here to Florentijn Hofman's Rubber Duck, part of the Loire Estuary exhibition (2007), and Henk Hofstra's Art-Eggcident, located on the Zaailand public square in Leeuwarden, Netherlands (2008). Both projects can be found on ...
  3. ^ http://totallythames.org/events/info/florentijn-hofman
  4. ^ Curriculum Vitae, Florentijn Hofman. Retrieved on 2013-11-01.

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