Proposals For The Fourth Plinth

Proposals For The Fourth Plinth

A giant cake, an overly-adorned soldier on his steed, a blue cockerel (rooster) or a church organ connected to an ATM may be added to Trafalgar Square next year.

Piers Fawkes, PSFK
  • 25 august 2010

The Mayor of London has announced that the shortlist of art-pieces that will replace ‘Nelson’s Ship in a Bottle‘ by Yinka Shonibare, when it is taken down from the ’empty’ plinth in Trafalgar Square at the end of 2011. While the famous landmark has several statues of famous Britons dotted around it, the fourth plinth has been awaiting a statue to top it for almost 140 years.

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