Jeff Koons gives sculpture to Paris to honour attacks victims

American artist Jeff Koons designed a sculpture as an offering in memory of the victims of the 2015 Paris attacks and as a symbol of optimismAmerican artist Jeff Koons on Monday announced he would give Paris a “Bouquet of Tulips” sculpture as an offering of remembrance for the victims of the November 2015 jihadist attacks, city hall said. The sculpture will represent a huge hand holding out a multicoloured bouquet of tulips, the contemporary artist said at the US embassy in Paris, a statement said. Koons said the sculpture was designed as an offering in memory of the victims and as a symbol of optimism, in an effort to help Paris overcome the tragedy that struck the French capital on November 13 last year.

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