In a competition for what should appear on the fourth plinth in Trafalgar Square later this year. The fourth plinth was built in 1841 to hold a statue of William IV but, due to insufficient funds, remained empty. The current ‘thumbs up’ in the photo above titled ‘Really Good’ by David Shirley will give way to a new piece of art which you can vote for here: www.london.gov.uk/what-we-do/arts-and-culture-/art-and-design/fourth-plinth-what-goes-plinth-next
A five-meter high Christmas tree is trapped in a block of ice. It’s the latest from British sculptor Alex Chinneck now on display in Granary Square near King’s Cross. Wrapped in 1,200 lights, it will stay there until early January.
See his other work at www.alexchinneck.com
If you were to imagine an ideal city what would it be? Well, around Christmas time it would surely be made of ginger bread! Check out it out at the Museum of Architecture in South Kensington. It runs through to Dec. 22. Hurry up!
Wonder what that is? Come to the Sway Gallery. Launched this year in vibrant Old Street, it is aiming to introduce to Europe gems of Japanese craftsmanship. Furoshiki is a simple square-shaped piece of fine cloth traditionally used in Japan to wrap and transport goods. www.sway-gallery.com
Not only the 5th of November and the plot to blow up the Parliament but those who have fallen in the war giving their lives for the sake of peace. Follow the Remembrance Art Trail created by award-winning artist Mark Humphrey in association with Royal British Legion in Canary Wharf. Walk around, stop by, reflect and contemplate. Open until Nov. 13. Free guided tours are also available.