"Nelson's Ship in a Bottle" (2010; installation view, 2010)

Nelson's Ship in a Bottle, 2010
Fiberglass, steel, brass, resin, UV ink on printed cotton textile, linen rigging, acrylic, and wood; 290 x 525 x 235 cm
Installation view: Fourth Plinth, Trafalgar Square, London, 2010
Production still from the Art21 "Exclusive" episode, "Yinka Shonibare MBE: 'Nelson’s Ship in a Bottle'"
Courtesy the artist, Stephen Friedman Gallery (London), James Cohan Gallery (New York)

"All artists are kind of transgressive, in a way. My job is to actually make—or challenge, if you like—the status quo. Some people call it 'thinking outside the box.'"
—Yinka Shonibare MBE

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