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In pictures: Fourth plinth ideas

Jeremy Deller's proposal. Picture by James O Jenkins

Six artworks have been shortlisted for the fourth plinth at Trafalgar Square, including Jeremy Deller's The Spoils of War (Memorial for an unknown civilian).

Anish Kapoor's proposal. Picture by James O Jenkins

Anish Kapoor plans to reflect the changing sky of London through Sky Plinth. Five concave mirrors will cantilever from the plinth.

Yinka Shonibare's proposal. Picture by James O Jenkins

Yinka Shonibare's Nelson's ship in a Bottle intends to place a replica of HMS Victory in a giant glass bottle. The patterned sails will showcase the "ethnic wealth" of the city.

Bob and Roberta Smith's proposal. Picture by James O Jenkins

Bob and Roberta Smith's Faîtes L'Art, pas La Guerre (Make Art, Not War) will give the message of peace through an illuminated sculpture powered by the sun and the wind.

Tracey Emin's proposal. Picture by James O Jenkins

Tracey Emin's Something for the Future depicts a group of meerkats. The sculpture of animals on vigil aims to symbolise unity and safety.

Antony Gormley's proposal. Picture by James O Jenkins

Antony Gormley wants members of the public to stand on an empty plinth for an hour, round-the-clock. His proposal One and the Other seeks to showcase real people.

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