Fourth Plinth

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Fourth Plinth

Latest Fourth Plinth sculpture—a giant swirl of whipped cream topped with a drone and fly—delayed by coronavirus

Heather Phillipson’s subversive work was to replace Michael Rakowitz’s recreation of a protective deity destroyed by Islamic State

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Public art

Officials reject reports of permanent Prince Philip statue for London's Fourth Plinth

Mayor of London’s office says contemporary art series will continue with Heather Phillipson sculpture planned for 2020

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Three to see

Three to see: London

From Michael Rakowitz’s winged bull soaring above Trafalgar Square to the last chance to have a swing at Tate Modern

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Fourth Plinth

London's Fourth Plinth unveiled: Michael Rakowitz’s winged bull sculpture made from date syrup cans

Iraqi-American artist has recreated Assyrian lamassu destroyed by Islamic State

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Interviews

“Actors are playing us, but we might interfere”: Interview with curators Elmgreen and Dragset

Elmgreen and Dragset on splitting up but staying together and why they are putting their lives on stage

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Artist interview

Interview with Antony Gormley on the Fourth Plinth project: “Why not treat everybody as a hero?”

If he gets planning permission, Antony Gormley will transform Trafalgar Square into a space for the ordinary man and woman

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Iraq

Interview with Jeremy Deller on tackling the troubled legacy of Iraq War

Turner prize-winner to take the controversial show on a three-week tour of the US in late March

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Artist interview

Something old, something new: Interview with Thomas Schütte on his works in London and Leeds

“In a public space people should feel better after looking at the art”