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Hahn/Cock

Katharina Fritsch
2013

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Description

Ultramarine blue polyster cockerel.

Information Sign

HAHN/COCK, 2013
KATHARINA FRITSCH

b. 1956 in Essen, Germany

'Hahn/Cock' is a sculpture of a familiar domestic cockerel
in ultramarine blue, made from glass fibre reinforced polyester resin
and fixed on a stainless-steel supporting structure.

The sculpture is 4.72 metres high and weighs over 800kg.

Unveiled 25 July 2013
Boris Johnson, Mayor of London

Annotation

It was unveiled in the vacant fourth plinth on Trafalgar Square, on which it will stay for 18 months.

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 51°30'29" W 0°7'43"

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