David Shrigley: Everything you need to know about the artist behind the giant thumbs up
David Shrigley unveiled a giant bronze thumbs up on the fourth plinth today.
Thumb or penis? Fourth Plinth divides opinion as new David Shrigley piece is unveiled The seven-metre-high sculpture was unveiled by London mayor Sadiq Khan and has already been dubbed ‘gleefully ugly’ by some commentators and ‘phallic’ by others.
But whatever you think of the piece, the artwork captures Shrigley’s morose, sarcastic humour perfectly (think Brexit). Here’s a little more about Shrigley and his work.
Who is David Shrigley? He’s that Glasgow-based artist who likes sausages.
Huh? The 48-year-old once... read more
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