Design, fabrication, and installation of Michael Rakowitz’s 4-metre high Lamassu; a sculpture of an ancient Assyrian deity.
The sculpture involves a carefully engineered steel armature, steel mesh cladding, and hundreds of pressed and cut date syrup cans imported from Lebanon and Iraq.
The artwork was transported to Trafalgar Square in a bespoke steel lifting framework and installed with a 60 tonne crane.
ClientFourth Plinth & Greater London Authority, London
MaterialsCE certified steel support armature, stainless steel mesh, 3D print of motif moulds, can pressing and shaping as per Artist’s design.
ServicesProduction Design, Fabrication, Project Management, Installation.