Shortlist Announced for Next Fourth Plinth Artwork

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Six artists have been shortlisted to produce the next artwork for Trafalgar Square’s fourth plinth, replacing Nelson’s Ship in a Bottle by Yinka Shonibare.

The winner will have the chance to showcase their work during the London 2012 Olympic Games, when the eyes of the world will be on London.

The shortlisted artists are:

The winner will be announced early next year.

Shortlisted designs will be on display in the crypt of St Martin- in-the-Fields from 19 August to 31 October 2010.  Admission is free


  1. Emilie Olufsen says:

    The artpeice looks really great, but it looks as if I have seen it before in Denmark. We have one nearlly the same in miny at our house.


  2. Hannah says:

    Hi Emilie. Not sure what the artwork is that Elmgreen & Dragset are pictured with.

    We’ll have to wait until 19 August to see what they’re proposing for Trafalgar Square!