Tallest commission since Fourth Plinth’s inception in 1998 features a giant swirl of whipped cream, a cherry, a fly and a drone that transmits a live feed of Trafalgar Square.
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US artist Michael Rakowitz’s winged bull sculpture, which is made from recycled food packaging, is part of a project to recreate objects destroyed at archaeological sites across Iraq by ISIS.
Proposals by Michael Rakowitz and Heather Phillipson have been selected as the next two commissions for the Fourth Plinth in Trafalgar Square, London.
A recreation of a sculpture destroyed by Isis and a scoop of ice cream being eaten by a fly are amongst the shortlist for the next two commissions of the Trafalgar Square sculpture programme.
The Brighton-based artist’s new artwork for the fourth plinth in London’s Trafalgar Square has been unveiled by the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan.
Fourth Plinth, London
10 January 2012 – 12 April 2013