Musk ox (2006) Tom Waakop Reijers
This became 20 on September 2006 Musk ox by visual artist Tom Waakop Reijers unveiled on the square in front of the Art Hotel Rotterdam on Mijnsherenlaan, close to metro station Maashaven. Waakop Reijers has the Musk ox Realized in various sizes and materials at several locations, including Ecuador. But another bull can also be found in Rotterdam. In the Koeweide in Crooswijk there is still a large bronze Musk ox.
Tom Waakop Reijers (Rotterdam, 1948) is a figurative sculptor of human and animal figures. The materials he used are wood, bronze, brass and weathering steel. He is the designer of the Rotterdam Bokelpenning: a medal that has been awarded annually since 1994 to persons who have made a special contribution to the former Noord borough. The artist lives and works in Rotterdam. He is best known for his statues of Joop Zoetemelk (1986) and Coen Moulijn (2009).