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Monkey Business

by Lauren Kolodny
The Fat Monkey, or Macaco Gordo, was designed by Dutch artist Florentijn Hofman to coincide with the 2010 Pixel Show, held in Sao Paulo Brazil. With the help of local art students, the inflatable base is covered in 10,000 flip flops and is over 45-feet-long. Amazing!
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    A Sculpture (Fat Monkey) made from flip flops - 09 Pics | Curious, Funny Photos / Pictures

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    The Fat Monkey, or Macaco Gordo, was designed by Dutch artist Florentijn Hofman to coincide with the 2010 Pixel Show, held in Sao Paulo Brazil. With the help of local art students, the inflatable base is covered in 10,000 flip flops and is over 45-feet-long. Amazing!

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    flipflop monkey by Florentijn Hofman

  • Christopher Lynn

    Florentijn Hofman "Macaco Gordo (Fat Monkey)", 2010 Sao Paulo 5 x 4 x 15 meters Inflatable and flip flops The Fat Monkey is a site specific work which was created out of the question from the Pixelshow to make a sculpture during their conference in 2010. Made with the help of local students and made from the brazilian icon; the flip flop which obviously works as one of the 10.000 pixels. The fat monkey is a work in the series Obeastitas.

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