2 September 2015

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Gerhard Richter Pledges Art To Charity Auction for The Homeless

Over 100 artworks have been donated to a charity sale to benefit the Düsseldorf charity for the homeless fiftyfifty by more than 70 renowned German artists. The artists that have pledged to participate in the charitable event include Gerhard Richter, Imi Knoebel, Katharina Fritsch, Candida Höfer, Thomas Ruff, Thomas Struth, and Thomas Schütte. The charity […]

25 July 2013

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Katharina Fritsch Unveils Her Giant Blue Cockerel On Fourth Plinth

Katharina Fritsch unveiled her ‘Fourth Plinth’ commission in London’s Trafalgar Square this morning at 10:45 am. The 4.7m high sculpture titled ‘Hahn/Cock’ will occupy Trafalgar Square’s empty plinth for 18 months.  The sculpture was revealed in the presence of Mayor Boris Johnson who commented; ” In a few years time you will be unable to […]

20 June 2013

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Katharina Fritsch Unveils Her Giant Blue Cock In Trafalgar Square

Katharina Fritsch has unveiled her fourth plinth commission (Thursday 25th July 2013) in London’s Trafalgar Square. The 4.7m high sculpture titled ‘Hahn/Cock’ will occupy Trafalgar Square’s empty plinth for 18 months. The Mayor of London Boris Johnson said: ‘As a platform for contemporary art, the Fourth Plinth has etched itself into the consciousness of people […]

4 May 2013

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Feathers Fly: Westminster Council Receives Objection To Fourth Plinth Blue Cockerel

The installation of a giant French blue cockerel which is scheduled to take pride of place on the fourth plinth in Trafalgar Square in July, has received a formal objection. It was filed at Westminster Council, ahead of the final planning permission decision, on Tuesday. The plans for the sculpture were drawn up in 2010, […]

14 January 2011

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Fourth Plinth Sculpture Winners Announced

A giant blue rooster by Katharina Fritsch and a curly haired boy on a rocking horse by Elmgreen & Dragset are the next two sculptures chosen for the Fourth Plinth platform in London’s Trafalgar Square.

19 August 2010

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Fourth Plinth Shortlist Designs Unveiled Today

London – The Artists shortlist (2010/2011) for the next commission to go on the Fourth Plinth in Trafalgar Square has now been revealed and the designs will be unveiled later today. Brian Griffiths, Allora & Calzadilla, Hew Locke Elmgreen & Dragset, Katharina Fritsch, and Mariele Neudecker. Are the winners of this stage of the competition.The […]