Serpent d’Océan by Huang Yong Ping
A gigantic aluminum serpent was completed in 2012 by artist Huang Yong Ping. It lays along the shore of the Loire River near Nantes, France. It is nearly 425 feet and mirrors the curves of the Saint Nazaire bridge nearby.
Huang Yong Ping (Chinese: 黄永砯; born 1954) is a French contemporary artist and one of the most famous Chinese Avant-garde artists. Born in Xiamen, he was recognized as the most controversial and provocative artist of the Chinese art scene in the 1980s.