A 9 meter tall Dalmation balances a real taxi (a donated Toyota Prius sans engine but with working lights and windscreen wipers) on its nose in a new public art sculpture by Donald Lipski in New York, designed to welcome visitors to the Hassenfeld Children’s Hospital.
You’ve probably already familiar with the anthropomorphic, clobbered pooch oeuvre of photographer William Wegman.
Here, he elaborates to Great Big Story on a career that started with pictures of his Weimariner pup Man Ray in the 1970s and led to countless adorable photoshoots, beloved Sesame Street vignettes and a props room most theatres would be proud of.
Or eye removed for comic effect?
We may never know.
Fair play, either way.
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