Trafalgar Square Statue

July 25, 2013 by · Comments Off on Trafalgar Square Statue 

Trafalgar Square Statue, A huge blue cockerel descended upon London’s Trafalgar Square on Thursday, but the artwork has ruffled feathers by putting the symbol of France in a site marking a famous British victory over Napoleon.

Standing 4.7 metres (15.5 feet) tall and coloured a vivid ultramarine, the fibreglass rooster was sculpted by German artist Katharina Fritsch and will watch over the famous square for 18 months.

Titled Hahn/Cock, it was officially unveiled by London’s Mayor Boris Johnson — who said he would try to refrain from making any rude “double entendres” about the erection of a giant cockerel at the London landmark.