Here’s yet another of the wonderful sculptures at the St. Louis City Garden. This behemoth by artist Erwin Wurm is simply titled, “Big Suit”. Despite it’s soft, pastel colors, (and the fact there’s no dude in the suit) this bad boy is heavy. That’s probably why aluminum never really caught as a textile for garments. Here’s the stats:
Material: Painted Aluminum
Dimensions: 300 x 130 x 73 cm (118 x 51 x 29 in)
Height: Nearly 10 feet
Shirt Size 144 Long
Estimated Weight: 1 short ton
Conclusion: The Big Suit weighs more than me.
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While these bunnies may look soft and fluffy, they are anything but. These colossal cuties (by Dutch artist Tom Claassen) are on display at the Citygarden in St. Louis. I am pictured whispering into the ear of the taller of the two. These bunnies are cast in bronze and then covered with white enamel paint. So while they look marshmallows, these are some seriously heavy rabbits.
Here’s the stats:
Dimensions: Bun 1—87”x61”x55”, Bun 2–63″x68″x45″
Weight: I don’t specific weight data, but at over 7 feet tall, I think we can safely calculate over a ton of buns!
Conclusion: Tom Claassen’s fluffy bunnies weight more than me.
P.S. There’s lots more info on corpulent cottontails over at Fat Chick Sings. Go check it out!