Fourth Plinth Commissions 2017

Fourth Plinth Commission “Good For A Disposable Laugh” – Edward Lucie-Smith

The next two occupants of the so-called Fourth Plinth Commission in Trafalgar Square have just been announced and, true to form, the British visual arts establishment has laboured and given birth to a mouse. Or, to be fair, to two mice, one of them just slightly larger than the other. I speak not in terms of size, but in those of probable effect.

24 March 2017


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Fourth Plinth Shortlist Exhibition

See the shortlisted proposals for the 2018 and 2020 Fourth Plinth commissions – Huma Bhabha, Damián Ortega, Heather Phillipson, Michael Rakowitz and Raqs Media Collective.

19 January 2017 - 26 March 2017

Daily 10am–6pm Friday 10am–9pm

National Gallery, Trafalgar Square, London, WC2N 5DN