Antony Gormley is widely acclaimed for his sculptures, installations and public artworks that investigate the relationship of the human body to space using a wide range of organic, industrial and elemental materials. With a successful career spanning over 45 years, Gormley was awarded the Turner Prize in 1994, the South Bank Prize for Visual Art in 1999, he was appointed an OBE in 1997 and was made a knight in the New Year’s Honours list in 2014. He has been a Royal Academician since 2003.
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Measuring 20 m high and with a 54 m wing span, Gormley's "Angel of the North" is Britain’s largest sculpture and has become an iconic landmark.
Country of Birth
Christie's London, 'A Case for an Angel I', 2017
Tate, London, UK
Manchester Art Gallery, Manchester, UK
Antony Gormley, Royal Academy of Arts, London, UK, 2019
The Model Room, Tate Britain, London, UK, 2017-2018
Essere, Le Gallerie degli Uffizi, Florence, IT, 2019
One & Other. Fourth Plinth Commission, Trafalgar Square, London, UK, 2009