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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - PAPER TALK

    Paper talk, May 4, 2013

    Posted May 04th 2013, 12:00am

    ... smashed by a concrete slab. All the victims said they did not know or offend the attackers.   Wednesday, Ming Pao Daily Hong Kong duck toy creator mulls making a toy comeback While the inflatable giant Rubber Duck created by Dutch artist Florentijn Hofman made a splash in the city, Lam Leung, 89, the industrialist father of executive councillor Jeffrey Lam Kin-fung, made plastic duck ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Sudden downpour takes the wind out of poop art

    Posted Apr 26th 2013, 08:24pm by Vivienne Chow

    ... The 15.5 metre-tall Complex Pile, by acclaimed and controversial American artist Paul McCarthy, is part of a display of inflatable art on show in West Kowloon. It was found damaged yesterday after a sudden downpour on Thursday night following a day of sun ...

  3. Comment - Blogs - RUBBER DUCK

    Mystery of the deflated Rubber Duck: were cigarette butts to blame?

    Posted May 16th 2013, 11:28am by Ernest Kao

    ... Ernest Kao ernest.kao@scmp.com Now Chinese mainland tourists are blamed for the demise of Rubber Duck: rumours circulate that cigarette butts turned art installation into an omlette ... to a flattened rubber carcass in a matter of hours.  Rubber Duck, a creation of Dutch conceptual artist Florentijin Hofman, was for weeks the talk of the town, drawing throngs of visitors, local ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Rubber duck stars at Cheung Chau Bun Festival

    Posted May 18th 2013, 12:00am by LO WEI

    ... Lo Wei wei.lo@scmp.com That duck takes top billing at bun festival That Rubber Duck is at it again- after stealing the hearts of Hongkongers since sailing into the harbour, it is stealing ... to be a big hit, rubber ducks could be seen in the parade and on various products on sale. One stand was selling T-shirts featuring a rubber duck with a swimming cap stamped with the peace sign. ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Rubber Duck now available in Lego

    Posted May 27th 2013, 12:00am by Johnny Tam

    ... Johnny Tam johnny.tam@scmp.com Planning and infrastructure gallery updates TST model with the addition of the much-loved duck He's big, yellow and made of Lego The big Rubber Duck that graced Victoria Harbour swam back into Hongkongers' hearts last week, and now there's a land-based version of the city's favourite bird- in Lego. Fans of the Rubber Duck can catch ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - PROFILE

    Florentijn Hofman, Rubber Duck artist, is man of principles

    Posted May 06th 2013, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Vivienne Chow vivienne.chow@scmp.com Florentijn Hofman could have cashed in big on the buzz over Rubber Duck. But he has strict views about the intersection of art and money You can't play without setting rules Florentijn Hofman has a reputation as a man of principle. Behind the playful, outsized Rubber Duck floating in Victoria Harbour is an artist who takes his work ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Giant inflatable Rubber Duck is now Hong Kong tourist attraction

    Posted Apr 30th 2013, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... travel agency is selling package tours to see them. Sunflower Travel is offering a one-day tour to see the sculptures, including the much talked about 16.5-metre Rubber Duck by Dutch artist ... for the Rubber Duck package tour was doing the rounds of social media yesterday. "I cannot believe this! Local art and food tour! Art will never be the same in Hong Kong," one Facebook user ...

  8. News - Hong Kong

    Giant inflatable Rubber Duck set to sail into Victoria Harbour next week

    Posted Apr 25th 2013, 04:24pm by Vivienne Chow

    ... Vivienne Chow vivienne.chow@scmp.com It will take about another week for the giant inflatable Rubber Duck to sail into Victoria Harbour, but its creator has made an early appearance ... conference on Thursday. The Rubber Duck, which first appeared in France in 2007, has to go through numerous testings before it can make sail into Victoria Harbour on May 2. The 16.5-metre-tall Rubber ...

  9. Lifestyle

    Prep time for rubber duck at Tsing Yi before debut

    Posted Apr 24th 2013, 12:00am by Staff Reporters

    ... Staff Reporters Duck docks More trouble at the docks? Everyone sailing past Tsing Yi was in for a big surprise yesterday- but one certain to leave a smile on their faces. The 16.5-metre tall Rubber Duck, the work of Dutch conceptual artist Florentijn Hofman, was going through some warm-ups before being fully inflated and moved to Harbour City in Tsim Sha Tsui on May 2. ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Rubber Duck floats Hong Kong's boats as thousands watch arrival

    Posted May 02nd 2013, 11:28am by Vivienne Chow

    ... the city when the gigantic Rubber Duck finally graced Victoria Harbour, melting the hearts of more than a thousand spectators waiting in the cold all morning. "I think, after today, Victoria Harbour has changed," Rubber Duck 's "papa", Dutch conceptual artist Florentijn Hofman said after his "baby" made it to Ocean Terminal, overcoming the rough wind ...




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