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Rachel Withers on Hans Haacke’s Fourth Plinth


AICA member Rachel Withers has published a commentary on Hans Haacke’s new sculpture, ‘Gift Horse’, for Trafalgar Square’s Fourth Plinth on the website The Conversation.

“Gift Horse’s political tendency is unambiguous. Haacke, now aged 78, has framed much of his work in opposition to capitalism and corporate power. He’s made it pretty clear that, on one level at least, Gift Horse symbolises a social body ravaged by free market speculation and the Coalition’s public spending cuts.”

Read her full article here.