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No double entendre left behind

Boris Johnson unveils a giant blue cock in Trafalgar Square, causing an outbreak of terrible puns. Hahn/Cock is the work of Katharina Fritsch, better known for her Rat-King sculpture. The colour is (probably) an homage to (NSFW) Yves Klein's favourite colour.
posted by elgilito on Jul 27, 2013 - 44 comments

Making an exhibition of yourself

"I have no expectations. I would be absolutely happy if somebody got up there with an umbrella and just stood still for an hour. The idea is that this will be a portrait of Britain made out of 2,400 hours of 2,400 people's lives." [more inside]
posted by low_horrible_immoral on Mar 2, 2009 - 18 comments

The Great Trafalgar Square Freeze

The Great Trafalgar Square Freeze of February 16, 2008. [2:37 YouTube video] Inspired by Frozen Grand Central.
posted by cgc373 on Mar 1, 2008 - 20 comments

The modern-day Venus de Milo

This seems quite a positive thing. Weird what some people have to say about it though.
posted by ed\26h on Mar 18, 2004 - 37 comments

The Trafalgar Square pigeons are really going now.

The Trafalgar Square pigeons are really going now. Bernard Rayner, the last Trafalgar Square birdseed-seller, has settled for a cash payment from the city of London and closed down forever, thus ending a long tradition of feeding and encouraging 10,000 statue-bombarding "rats with wings" to befoul one of London's best outdoor gathering places. Not everyone is happy about this.
posted by pracowity on Feb 8, 2001 - 15 comments

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