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Not on Trafalgar Square anymore

This sculpture is no longer on Trafalgar Square, I am personally glad it is no longer there, it... read more

Reviewed 22 October 2016
RWandSW
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Greater London, United Kingdom
It Will Be Sad To See It Go

Have seen this sculpture on several occasions and from different viewpoints. It has polarised... read more

Reviewed 29 January 2015
bsandrs
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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22 Jan 2017
“Exchanged with another artwork”
22 Oct 2016
“Not on Trafalgar Square anymore”
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Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

This was an interesting structure on the spare plinth in Trafalgar Square but alas is no longer there as has been replaced since with what appears to be a large hand and thumb

Thank badmintontim
Reviewed 22 October 2016

This sculpture is no longer on Trafalgar Square, I am personally glad it is no longer there, it belongs in a 'modern art' museum or a 'modern art' section of a museum.

Thank RWandSW
Reviewed 29 January 2015

For those who wish to see this wonderfully out of place sculpture, you better be quick because it is only up for one more month. The fourth plinth in Trafalgar Square has a different piece of art on display every 18 months. On 5th March...More

Thank Jolyon67
Reviewed 29 January 2015

Have seen this sculpture on several occasions and from different viewpoints. It has polarised opinions, but not been ignored. Initially placed on the site in July 2013 for eighteen months and therefore, presumably, due to be replaced soon. I, for one, will be sorry to...More

Thank bsandrs
Reviewed 26 January 2015

Think of this as a pretentious foreign 'artist''s attempt to 'take the mickey' out of this iconic square and its (male) sculptures of National Heroes, monarchs and other dignitaries. Cock - male symbol - geddit? Cock - symbol of France: in Trafalgar Square, dominated by...More

Thank WMIM
Reviewed 29 December 2014

Shouldn't be there it does not fit in with the surroundings its ugly...................................

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Reviewed 29 November 2014

When I entered Trafalgar Square I was amazed to see this blue cockerel on the empty fourth plinth. I immediately thought that London had woken up to the fact that Tottenham Hotspur were the number one team in the capital. Sadly when I returned home...More

Thank Kevin F
Reviewed 30 August 2014

After seeing all the Great old sights and building's you get to Trafalgar Square and you see this. Shocked? Appalling? No This is cool, why not have something different and fun .

Thank 92Mrm
Reviewed 6 August 2014

We were visiting London for the day and wanted to visit as many attractions as possible. We were walking into Trafalgar Square and this was the first thing I seen. I find it is out of place but it is very eye-catching. I was wondering...More

Thank l0rnaw93
Reviewed 3 August 2014

Entering Trafalgar Square, we were very surprised to see this sculpture. It is beautifully eye-catching. However, it is the most out-of-place thing we saw in London.

Thank Thomas W
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