Artists have long experimented with scale, and some of the most startling examples are those that drastically enlarge everyday objects and plop them down in the middle of a public space. The latest is Dutch artist Florentijn Hofman's Big Yellow Rabbit, a 42-foot-tall yellow bunny covered with wooden shingles and installed in a town square in Orebro, Sweden. It's just one of several oversize public art installations to sprout up in recent months. Here are six others.
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