Soaring over the seine river in Paris sits a life-size Tyrannosaurus-Rex sculpture, conceived and constructed by french artist Philippe Pasqua. 350 chrome molded bones create the framework for the 3 by 6 meter contemporary artwork.
The towering silver structure surprises passers-by, synthesizing the relationship between artistry and shock value. Public installations have recently become a popular arena for artists following florentijn hofman’s giant inflatable rubber duck, which floated across harbors around the world.
Images © Anthony Gelot