In Trafalgar Square – An Atypical Addition

The latest sculpture to be added to London’s Trafalgar Square is not your typical model of a modern major general. “Alison Lapper Pregnant – juxtaposed as it is with the majestic figures of a king, two generals and the naval hero Lord Nelson – has fueled a sharp discussion here about art, the purpose of public monuments, and the appropriateness of displaying such a piece in such a singular public space.”