An activist from the enviromental oganisation Greenpeace attaches a replica gas mask to the face of the statue of Nelson on Nelson’s column during a protest in Trafalgar Square, London. Greenpeace activists scaled numerous statues across the capital to highlight dangerous levels of pollution.
Ekow Eshun, chair of the judges, looks a model of ‘Gift Horse’ by Hans Haacke as it is unveiled as a proposed design for the Fourth Plinth at Trafalgar Square in London. Two selected artists will be announced in early 2014, and their works will be unveiled in Trafalgar Square in 2015 and 2016 respectively.
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A blue French cockerel by German artist Katharina Fritsch is unveiled in Trafalgar Square in London, England. The five-metre high fibreglass cockerel was installed as the ninth sculpture to occupy the vacant fourth plinth in Trafalgar Square.