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Dürer's hare rules! | by Tigra K
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Dürer's hare rules!

"The German artist, Albrecht Dürer, who hailed from Nuremberg, painted his now famous “Young Hare” in 1502; it is widely acknowledged as a masterpiece of observational art and is housed in the Albertina Museum in Vienna.

 

The pink sculpture is a giant interpretation of that famous painting. It was created by Ottmar Hörl, the president of the Academy of Fine Arts in Nuremberg since 2005.

 

But so much for all that history; you are probably still asking why is this pink hare sitting outside Staatsoper? It is actually a sign for a restaurant, the Dinner Club at Albertina Passage. Why a rabbit? Because the restaurant is apparently inspired by the famous Jack Rabbit Slim’s place in Pulp Fiction."

 

Vienna, 2017

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Taken on April 10, 2017