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Elmgreen & Dragset

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Elmgreen & Dragset: Han, Elsinore, Denmark

“She was a strange child, quiet and thoughtful; and while her sisters would be delighted with the wonderful things which they obtained from the wrecks of vessels, she cared for nothing but her pretty red flowers, like the sun, excepting a beautiful marble statue. It was the representation of a handsome boy, carved out of … Continue reading

The Fourth Plinth: Elmgreen & Dragset. Powerless Structures, Fig.101

The Fourth Plinth Programme commissions temporary contemporary works for the Fourth Plinth in Trafalgar Square, London. Elmgreen & Dragset’s Powerless Structures, Fig.101 is a 4.1-metre high golden bronze sculpture of a boy astride his rocking horse. The child is elevated to the status of a historical hero in line with the existing iconography of the other naval, … Continue reading

The Fourth Plinth 2012/2013: Elmgreen & Dragset / Katharina Fritsch

The six artists for the Fourth Plinth commission in Trafalgar Square were Allora & Calzadilla; Elmgreen & Dragset; Katharina Fritsch; Brian Griffiths; Hew Locke; and Mariele Neudecker. The winning artworks  by Elmgreen & Dragset and Katharine Fritsch will be installed on the Fourth Plinth in Trafalgar Square for 2012 and 2013. Based in London and Berlin, Michael Elmgreen and Ingar Dragset have worked … Continue reading