Rubber Duck is an installation created by Dutch artist Florentijn Hofman built to resemble the yellow bath toy. The 16.5-metre giant Rubber Duck arrived in Hong Kong on May 2, 2013, having visited 12 cities, including Sydney, Osaka and Auckland.
It's been a tough Asian tour for the giant yellow duck.
It collapsed in Hong Kong in May, got stuck under a bridge in Osaka last month, and yesterday exploded in Taiwan.Saturday, 2 November, 2013, 3:58am 1 comment
The giant rubber duck that enchanted audiences at Beijing’s Summer Palace for the last two months made its official exit on October 27 after bringing the city more than 100 million yuan (HK$ 127 million) in revenue.29 Oct 2013 - 2:47pm 1 comment
The "authentic" Beijing version might not have been produced properly, say the team that made the Hong Kong version. Both ducks were designed by Dutch artist Florentijn Hofman.7 Sep 2013 - 4:41am 1 comment
Beijing on Friday welcomed its first authentic version of the giant rubber duck that has made a splash in Hong Kong harbour and around the world and inspired fakes across the country - but the big bird drew complaints in China’s capital from visitors who had to pay to view it.6 Sep 2013 - 4:11pm
Beijing's giant rubber duck has been inflated overnight in the capital three days ahead of its official presentation. The supersized bath accessory is expected to captivate crowds as much as its counterpart in Hong Kong earlier this year.4 Sep 2013 - 10:11am
Rubber duck fever is mounting in Beijing ahead of the imminent arrival of another enormous inflatable duck designed by Dutch artist Florentijn Hofman, tempered by questions about the cost of viewing it and the traffic jams it might cause.29 Aug 2013 - 8:58am 4 comments
Florentijn Hofman’s Rubber Duck installation gained rave reviews when a 16.5 metre-tall version arrived in Hong Kong this summer.27 Aug 2013 - 4:33pm 4 comments
Beijing's own much anticipated giant yellow duck is set to float on Kunming Lake, news reports said, but organisers have declined to confirm the location and end the recent speculation.8 Aug 2013 - 7:02pm
Tens of thousands of people packed Tsim Sha Tsui yesterday to say goodbye to the giant rubber duck on its last day in town.
In the morning, the Chan family enjoyed their first encounter with the duck. Halas Chan, eight, said: "I want to see how the giant duck works." The boy also guided his sister Halina, three, on how to create the appearance of touching the duck in a photo.10 Jun 2013 - 4:01am
Tens of thousands of people have flooded into Harbour City to catch a glimpse of the giant rubber duck, with many posting pictures of the inflatable artwork online.8 Jun 2013 - 4:16am
Behind closed doors at Government Towers the timing of Rubber Duck's appearance and subsequent antics caused great consternation.4 Jun 2013 - 7:00pm 1 comment
The official mouthpiece of the Communist Party condemned an outbreak of giant yellow ducks across the country yesterday, after imitations of an artwork in Hong Kong landed in several mainland cities.
Dutch artist Florentijn Hofman's 16.5-metre-tall yellow inflatable has been a sensation in Hong Kong and the mainland since its installation in Victoria Harbour a month ago.4 Jun 2013 - 10:30am
If you enjoy the giant rubber duck floating in Victoria Harbour and cannot bear its scheduled departure on June 9, you can now buy one for yourself.29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am
Fans of the Rubber Duck can catch another glimpse of their 16.5-metre tall yellow friend at City Gallery - the city's first planning and infrastructure gallery. Opened in 2002, the gallery displays Hong Kong's major planning proposals and infrastructure projects.27 May 2013 - 7:22am 1 comment
Hong Kong on Tuesday joyfully welcomed the return of a giant inflatable rubber duck, which drew tens of thousands of visitors before it was abruptly deflated for maintenance for almost a week.
The city has taken the 16.5-metre-tall yellow inflatable duck, conceived by Dutch artist Florentijn Hofman, to its heart since it was towed into the harbour on May 2 to cheering crowds.21 May 2013 - 9:27pm