July 8, 2009
Man on Plinth
Eyeteeth explains a cool new art project:
Since Monday, artist Antony Gormley has been asking Britons to use Trafalgar Square’s Fourth Plinth to make “a portrait of the UK now.” For the next 100 days, he’s opened up the remaining empty plinth — built in 1841 to support an equestrian statue of William IV, but never completed due to lack of funds — in central London to anyone for an hour, to do whatever they’d like.
There’s a live stream!