Did you know that there is an international airport that has a giant teddy bear in the main terminal building of the airport? It is an enormous artwork which weighs almost 20 tonnes and rumor has it that it cost $6.8 million to make. Amazing, right?
Do you know where we need to fly in order to meet Mr Teddy Bear?
It is indeed at Doha’s airport.
A bit more about it:
Rather a lot more about it:
It is a world-famous sculpture created by Urs Fischer, a Swiss-born artist who lives in New York.
The Teddy Bear is made out of cast bronze and was produced in 2005/2006.
This one is the largest of 3 Teddy Bears created, the other two are owned privately.
Teddy travels the world, in 2011, it was on load to NY for 5 months and displayed in front of the Seagram Building.
Rumor has it that it was bought by a member of the Qatar royal family at an auction at Christie’s.
According to the artist, the Teddy celebrates the objects that define a young child’s life.
There is another baby-blue version which was displayed at Brown University in the US.


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