The latest commissioned art piece to sit upon the Fourth Plinth of Trafalgar Square is a 9.4 meter (30.8 feet) sculpture of an Ice Cream, featuring a working drone providing a live stream and a larger than life fly.
The sculpture, called “The End,” was created by British artist Heather Phillipson. “The End,” is the 13th commissioned artwork to sit upon the Fourth Plinth.
According to a statement by the Mayor of London, The large ice-cream sculpture will stay located on the Fourth Plinth until Spring 2022.
SO WHY ARE WE SHARING THIS NEWS?
LINE-X was utilised as a hard-coat for this particular sculpture. LINE-X has been used as a hard-coating within the film, theatre and theme park industries for many years.
The LINE-X spray applied Polyurea/Polyurethane coatings are extremely durable and provide exceptional protection to lightweight sculptures created from materials such as EPS.
WHO APPLIED THIS LINE-X HARD-COATING?
For this piece, LINE-X West London provided the hard-coating solution. LINE-X West London has completed numerous applications for the film industry, including film props for James Bond, Blade Runner and many more.
MORE INFORMATION ABOUT “THE END,”
“The End,” is the tallest of the 13 commissions to sit on top of the Fourth Plinth. For over 150 years, the plinth was left empty, until 1998, when an ongoing series began to feature works of art. Curators, fellow artist and the public are all involved in choosing the winner for each new installation.