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This Tiny Nation Is Full of Outrageous Public Art

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Untitled (Lamp/Bear) by Urs Fischer

This giant bronze sculpture by Swiss artist Urs Fischer was auctioned off at Christie’s for $6.8 million and now welcomes passengers in the departures terminal of Hamad International Airport in Doha, Qatar. To most, the 23-foot-high, bright yellow bear with black eyes (which has its head somehow bisected by a desk lamp) is a welcome sight, but many a small child reportedly refuses to go anywhere near it. That’s art for you.

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