Fourth plinth's latest exhibit to be unveiled

Trafalgar Square's Fourth Plinth will welcome its latest artwork today when a sculpture by German artist Katharina Fritsch is installed.

The sculpture, chosen from several shortlisted submissions, depicts a bright blue cockerel and will be unveiled by London Mayor Boris Johnson this morning.

The plinth has featured several high profile artworks since 2005, including a marble portrait of disabled artist Alison Lapper, portraying her as heavily pregnant.


Trafalgar Square's fourth plinth

The latest work to feature on Trafalgar Square's famous fourth plinth will be unveiled today.