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California’s Cardiff Kook Inspires Artists: Photos

by | 2nd, September 2010

LONDON’S Fourth Plinth worriers should take a look at the statue of a surfer in Cardiff-by-the-sea California. The erection cost the Cardiff Botanical Society $120,000. The copper likeness of a surfer riding a wave stands 16-foot tall.

It’s loved by the locals. They gave it a nickname the “Cardiff Kook”. (A kook is a derogatory name for a wannabe surfer.) Local artists have been

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