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Although I find it extraordinarily clever (see caption, and especially the title of the statue), I’m sure many will see this as the once-proud Empire calling it a day.
via: Charlotte Observer
(photo: Lefteris Pitarakis/AP caption: The newly-unveiled sculpture by artist duo Michael Elmgreen, of Denmark, and Ingar Dragset, of Norway, is seen on the Fourth Plinth in central London’s Trafalgar Square, Thursday, Feb. 23, 2012. The 4.1m high golden sculpture of a young boy riding a rocking horse is entitled: ‘Powerless Structures, Fig. 101’. The plinth was originally built to house a bronze equestrian statue of William IV that was never installed. The project is commissioned by the Mayor of London as part of the rolling programme of contemporary art commissions for the empty Fourth Plinth.)
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