Until recently, this 900-kilogram giant guarded Toronto's Distillery District. Koilos sat there without Michael Christian, its creator, even realizing just how many people appreciated his steel monster.
"I didn’t realize it was appreciated so much ... until we moved it and started receiving nice emails from people," Christian wrote to Yahoo! Canada News.
The sculpture's new home is on the dock of a Muskoka cottage, in Ontario, where its new owner's getting some polarizing feedback from the neighbours.
"I'm blown away," "Fantastic," "Thank you for bringing it here for us to enjoy," some said after spotting the giant kneeling towards the water. Others have called it "horrible," "scary" and questioned the owner's sanity. Some critics have warmed up to it since it arrived this May, the owner says.
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