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Antony Gormley

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Antony Gormley

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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

UK

Auction Record

£5,296,250

Christie's London, 'A Case for an Angel I', 2017

Notable Collections

Tate, London, UK

Manchester Art Gallery, Manchester, UK

Notable Exhibitions

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

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