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Turner prize-winning artist Anish Kapoor has made a tribute Psy "Gangnam Style" video in support of Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei.

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Tracey Emin wants to use meerkats. Antony Gormley prefers members of the public. Arifa Akbar casts her eye over the six ideas in competition to fill the space on top of the vacant fourth plinth

Tom Lubbock: Let the public in on the madness

The unbuilt public sculpture has a respectable record. Vladimir Tatlin's gigantic Monument to the Third International (1920), designed to be bigger than the Eiffel Tower, never got raised in revolutionary Moscow. Reg Butler's Monument to the Unknown Political Prisoner (1953) won a major international competition but didn't get erected either. Neither work advanced beyond the model stage. But both have achieved a lasting place in the art history books. Which makes you wonder: do these things actually need to be made?

I Believe: Anish Kapoor, Artist, 53

* Art is not about making beautiful things, but about reaching something truer, deeper and more troubling.

The return of Anthony McCall

Twenty years after abandoning the avant-garde, Anthony McCall has re-emerged. About time too, says Tom Lubbock

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They like to think big in the Windy City. And here's the art to prove it

The centrepiece for Chicago's ambitious Millennium Park was unveiled yesterday by its creator, sculptor Anish Kapoor. David Usborne examines a city mayor's $400m vision

Idomeneo, Glyndebourne Festival, Glyndebourne

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TWO OF the high-profile sculptures still under construction for the Millennium Dome have already found a home for the year 2001.

VISUAL ARTS: Home is where the art is

Or will be if Colin Painter has anything to do with it. But do we really want our most private of spaces to be taken over by the stuff? By Tom Lubbock


LINDA McCARTNEY'S reputation as a photographer rests largely on her images of the rock music world of which she was so much a part. But her restless energy, willingness to experiment and spontaneity produced scores of pictures which might surprise many who think they know her work. Two such images feature in a new exhibition, "Into the Light", at the Royal Photographic Society in Bath. One is a discreet self-portrait of McCartney in Francis Bacon's disused studio, part of a series she made after the painter's death in 1992. The other is the arresting image reproduced here. The Dolly Tree has a disturbing, almost fetishistic quality which is heightened and lent an eerie timelessness in this platinum palladian print made by the painter, photographer and specialist printer Paul Caffell.
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