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  • We should get a copy of that quotation and put up a statue with it on the plinth.” Full marks for use of the word "Plinth", Ms MacDonald.

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  • » Watch the Fourth Plinth • Spacing Toronto • understanding the urban landscape

    » Watch the Fourth Plinth • Spacing Toronto • understanding the urban landscape

  • When audience participation merges with public art, the potential for squirmishness intensifies – but some brave examples such as the Fourth Plinth in Trafalgar Square and various flash mobs across the UK have shown sometimes you can rely on the public to lose their inhibitions and take part.

    Wondermart takes theatre experience into Cardiff's supermarkets

  • "Fourth Plinth Programme -- 6 New Proposals" showcases maquettes by artists shortlisted for the next commission of the Fourth Plinth in Trafalgar Square, including work by Allora

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  • On Books and the Fourth Plinth: Reactionary and of...

    Archive 2009-09-01

  • On Books and the Fourth Plinth: Reactionary and off topic

    Archive 2009-09-01

  • So the “Fourth Plinth” has been unused for the last 180 years or so, except for the occasional art exhibition.

    How About A Statue Of A Pigeon?

  • Now, the Office of the Mayor of London, along with several other sponsors, has put up a website featuring the possible choices for the next artwork to be displayed on the Fourth Plinth and have invited the public to speak up for their favorite choice.

    How About A Statue Of A Pigeon?

  • Pick up a cab in Trafalgar Square, mention the K-word and the mayor will be the single reason that "bendy buses" and "bloody immigrants" are in your way – and that the Fourth Plinth around Nelson's Column, where statues of other war heroes ought to be, is a place for disability campaigners and "arty glass."

    'Red Ken,' Boris and the Race for London Mayor

  • Still I was drawn to the white marble sculpture of Alison Lapper which now graces the Fourth Plinth in Trafalgar Square.

    Season's Greetings

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  • Well, I wouldn't do it too often. You can imagine what people would think.

    June 10, 2011

  • Ah! Thank you! Clearly I clicked on the wrong plinth! (I assume.) It's terrible to get caught clicking on somebody else's plinth, don't you think?

    June 10, 2011

  • Blaff, you need to check plinth (lowercase). Although you do have a point--uppercase Plinths are even more stately.

    Plinth.

    June 9, 2011

  • There are so many comments in strange places stating "plinth" like it's a battle cry, spoon-style , I thought for sure there would be fun comments here.

    June 8, 2011