Elmgreen & Dragset shortlisted for the Fourth Plinth Commission i n Trafalgar Square

Elmgreen&Dragset have been shortlisted for the Fourth Plinth Commission in Trafalgar Square, London.

The shortlist of artists for the next commission to go on the Fourth Plinth in Trafalgar Square was announced few days ago. 
The artists are Allora & Calzadilla, Elmgreen & Dragset, Katharina Fritsch, Brian Griffiths, Hew Locke and Mariele Neudecker.

The shortlisted artists have been commissioned to produce a scale model of their proposed work, which will be unveiled in an exhibition in the crypt foyer of St Martins in the Fields on 19 August 2010.

The selected artist is due to be announced by the Mayor of London early next year, with the artwork they produce being installed after the current work, Nelson's Ship in a Bottle by Yinka Shonibare MBE has been taken down at the end of 2011.



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