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By Antony Gormley,Mark Holborn

Antony Gormley occupies an strange place as a hugely populist sculptor recognized mainly for his Angel of the North (1998), a countrywide landmark within the united kingdom who's additionally greatly considered as the most intellectually tough artists operating across the world. he's grounded in archaeology and anthropology, and appears to Asian and Buddhist traditions up to to Western sculptural background, which he believes reached a punctuation aspect with Rodin. this can be the 1st booklet to target Gormley's innovations on sculpture, positioning his profession and creative philosophy with regards to its historical past.

The booklet is dependent thematically over 4 chapters: the 1st explores Gormley's options at the physique, time and house in terms of significant works together with ecu box (1993) and 'Still status' (2011), Gormley's rehang of the classical rooms on the Hermitage Museum in St Petersburg. the second one bankruptcy, 'Sculptors', used to be first introduced as a sequence of 5 lectures for the BBC; in every one, Gormley discusses a sculpture he considers to be of massive artistic significance: Epstein's The Rock Drill (191315), Brancusi's The unending Column (193538), Giacometti's los angeles position (194849), Joseph Beuys's Plight (1985) and Richard Serra's the problem of Time (2005). within the 3rd bankruptcy, Gormley outlines the impression of Buddhist and Jain sculpture on his paintings and concepts, and the fourth showcases the artist's latest sculptures.

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