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August 7, 2020

"The End" — Heather Phillipson

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Now playing in London's Trafalgar Square, this 31-foot-high statue of a cherry-topped dollop of whipped cream with a fly on it was unveiled eight days ago on July 30, 2020.

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The statue includes a working drone (below), which films the square below.

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Viewers can tune in to a feed of the video.

Fair warning: there goes the day.

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The work was originally set to premiere in March but on the day that installation was scheduled to begin, Britain went into lockdown.

Below, preparation for the unveiling (the sculptor is pictured above and below).

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New York Times story here.

August 7, 2020 at 04:01 PM | Permalink


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