Gran Elefandret

Gran Elefandret a 26-foot-tall bronze elephant sculpture designed by Spanish artist Miquel Barcelo. The 15,000 pound elephant arrived yesterday, September 15, in Union Square.

Gran Elefandret



The sculpture is balancing upside-down on his long trunk with the help of a steel tube attached to a steel base.

As Barceló: “A tree looks like an upside-down elephant, and when you touch a tree, it feels like the skin of an elephant. It’s an urban work.”
Gran Elefandret

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