19 April 2016

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Destroyed Palmyra Triumphal Arch Reproduction Unveiled In Trafalgar Square

The Institute of Digital Archaeology will unveil their Vertex Modelled 3D reproduction of the destroyed Triumphal Arch at Palmyra in Syria.The event is to highlight the plight of the destruction of heritage sights by Islamic State. The installation in Trafalgar Square, London is a 1:1 replica of this important monument. It will be unveiled by Mayor of London Boris Johnson at 1PM […]

8 January 2015

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Je Suis Charlie: Hundreds of People Gather In Trafalgar Square

Hundreds of people gathered in London’s Trafalgar Square last night to pay their respects to the 12 people killed at the French magazine Charlie Hebdo. The attack on the office and staff of Charlie Hebdo was prompted by the publication of satirical Cartoons that depicted the Prophet Muhammad. The Paris-based publication had previously been targeted, […]

10 May 2012

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National Gallery Celebrates Its 188th Birthday Today

On 10 May 1824 the National Gallery opened its doors to the public for the first time.  The modest collection housed at 100 Pall Mall became the basis for the vast repository of masterpieces now seen in Trafalgar Square. In the early 19th century the idea of forming a National Gallery circulated for quite a […]

13 April 2012

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Fourth Plinth Elmgreen & Dragset To Make Male Little Mermaid

Elmgreen & Dragset are to create a male version of Denmark’s national icon The Little Mermaid Denmark’s national icon The Little Mermaid is to get a dressing down with a new sculpture by Elmgreen & Dragset. This summer will see a male version of the female icon in the Danish city of Elsinore created by […]

23 February 2012

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Free Art By Fourth Plinth Artists Up For Grabs

Get your hands on one of 5000 FREE limited edition artworks by Elmgreen & Dragset, available in celebration of the unveiling of their ‘Powerless Structures’ on Trafalgar Square’s Fourth Plinth The artist duo Elmgreen & Dragset has collaborated with s[edition] to create a digital limited edition ‘digital prints’ of their Fourth Plinth commissioned sculpture. Designed to […]

23 February 2012

Explaining The Fourth Plinth Rocking Horse

  New Fourth Plinth sculpture by Elmgreen & Dragset unveiled today by Joanna Lumley; but what does it all mean? The new artwork to top Trafalgar Square’s Fourth Plinth was revealed today, with Joanna Lumley pulling the curtain to unveil a giant golden sculpture of a boy upon a rocking horse; ‘our golden boy on […]

23 January 2012

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Trafalgar Square Fourth Plinth Art Revealed

Bronze sculpture of boy on rocking horse by Scandinavian artistic duo Elmgreen & Dragset to be unveiled at 09.30 on Thursday 23 February 2012. The next commission for the Trafalgar Square’s Fourth Plinth has been revealed to be caste bronze sculpture of a boy playing astride his rocking horse. Powerless Structures, Fig 101, a work by Scandinavian […]