Giant Hahn/Cock Comes To Roost On Trafalgar Square’s 4th Plinth

The latest commission for Trafalgar Square’s Fourth Plinth was unveiled last week. Designed by german artist Katharina Fritsch, the nearly 5-meter high, bright blue bird soars amongst the surrounding historical architecture. Fritsch is known for her sculptures created in a single intense colour, and the blue cockerel is apparently both a comment on male posturing and a symbol of regeneration and awakening, as she told the Guardian in 2011. Hahn/Cock is here to stay until Jan 2015.

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