Whale or Giant?

When Larsen Bervoets was invited by the city to make a nice mural, he thought it was to obvious to design something about shipping, prostituees (Redlight District is just around the corner) or sailors. He was looking for a strong image. 
One day during a course at the MAS (Museum nearby) he heard a story about Brabo and the Giant Druon Antigone. He inspired his work on the story of a gigantic whale bone which was found in the Middle Ages, in that time nobody knew of the existence of whales. Hence the origin story of the name Antwerp and the Giant Druon. 
The artist worked 10 days on this piece in cold circumstances, but it's still one of the most powerful walls in town. 

Created on January 31, 2013
Houten Brug 2, 2000 Antwerpen, België
Hunted by Tim.

Marker details

Artist nationalityBelgium
Artwork typeMural
Date created2013-01-31T23:00:00.000Z
Marker typeartwork