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Thumbs up in Trafalgar Square

This 7 metre high sculpture of a hand with an ascending thumb is the 11th artwork to sit on Trafalgar Square’s Fourth Plinth.

This piece is the work of David Shrigley, a nominee for the Turner Prize in 2013.   151 more words


Trafalgar Square, The Tube & Public Art on the way to the Tate Modern

As a newly minted as an HE student who has never visited the Tate Modern before, I hopped on a train and headed down to London to visit the iconic gallery. 506 more words

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Toulouse: David Shrigley @ 'Printemps de Septembre' Festival

The Printemps de Septembre (Spring in September) returns this year after a three year hiatus to Toulouse in Southern France. The festival, which was recently redefined as a Biennal by founder… 153 more words


David Shrigley's Really Good comes to the Fourth Plinth

The latest artwork has been unveiled on the Fourth Plinth in London’s Trafalgar Square and it’s already dividing critics and the public. Really Good, a giant hand in a thumbs up gesture by artist David Shrigley, was unveiled on 29 September 2016 and will remain there for the foreseeable future. 305 more words


David Shrigley's Really Good

“David Shrigley is very, very British. He does everything with his tongue firmly in his cheek”

As has been tradition since 1841, when an intended statue of William IV failed to materialise due to lack of funds, a new contemporary art piece has arrived to fill the empty 

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LondonLife - 'Really Good'...

A giant hand giving a thumbs-up, the latest commission to grace Trafalgar Square’s famous Fourth Plinth, was unveiled late last month. Really Good, by UK artist David Shrigley stands seven metres high and features a disproportionately long thumb arising from a closed fist. 147 more words


Thumbs Up!

Fourths plinth on Trafalgar Square is a real phenomenon – for those who do not know a bit of history would help. Trafalgar Square is the heart of London and major tourist attraction. 278 more words