The Fourth Plinth in Trafalgar Square Free

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Overview

See the latest commission for the Fourth Plinth in Trafalgar Square, Hahn/Cock by artist Katharina Fritsch.

Commissioned by the Mayor of London as part of the Fourth Plinth Commissioning Programme, the 4.7m (15 foot) high sculpture will occupy the empty plinth for 18 months.

Born in Germany, Fritsch is one of today's leading internationally recognised contemporary artists, she has exhibited widely particularly across Europe and the USA.

The Fourth Plinth is the most high-profile and provocative contemporary art prize in the UK. It commissions world-class artists to make challenging new works for the historic heart of the capital, aiming to trigger public debate about contemporary art in London's public spaces.

It has been announced that Fritsch's giant blue cockerel will be replaced in 2015 by a black, skeletal, riderless horse with an electronic stock market ticker tape tied to its leg, sculpted by the German artist Hans Haacke.

Then in 2016 a ten-metre-high thumbs up titled Really Good by Turner Prize nominee David Shrigley will take up the fourth plinth.

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Trafalgar Square

Trafalgar Square, London, WC2N 5DN

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