Giant Floating Baby Statue
The statue, named Planet, is the work of British artist, Marc Quinn
25 Jul 2020

This giant floating baby statue measures 9 meters x 3 meters and weighs 7 tons. This statue is made of bronze and steel which is painted white. The statue, named Planet, is the work of British artist, Marc Quinn.

When creating this work, Marc Quinn was inspired by his newborn son Lucas in 2008.

Planet, the name of the giant floating baby statue /
Planet, the name of the giant floating baby statue / Gardens by the Bay

Curious how a statue of this size can float? Visit Gardens by the Bay in Singapore. This statue is located in the Meadow area of Gardens by the Bay. Against the backdrop of the city skyline, blue sky, and white clouds, the baby seemed to be floating in the air. That statue has found the perfect setting

Marc Quinn's giant baby statue floats at night /
Marc Quinn's giant baby statue floats at night / Gardens by the Bay

Created in 2008, the statue was exhibited for the first time at the contemporary sculpture exhibition Beyond Limits at Chatsworth House, then in 2012 at The Littoral Zone, at the Musee Oceanographic in Monaco. This statue was later purchased and donated to Gardens by the Bay by Mr. Putra Masagung and Mrs. Imelda Masagung.

The giant floating baby statue, with Gardens by the Bay in the background /
The giant floating baby statue, with Gardens by the Bay in the background / Gardens by the Bay

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