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In pictures: Gormley's 'space drawing'
Photo by Stephen White Courtesy Jay Jopling/White Cube (London)
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UK artist Antony Gormley has created a 3D "drawing in space" for his latest installation at a London art gallery.
Photo by Stephen White Courtesy Jay Jopling/White Cube (London)
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Gormley, famous internationally for his Field series of sculptures, is the man behind Clearing - a seven-kilometre raw metal rod which fills the space of the White Cube gallery.
Photo by Stephen White Courtesy Jay Jopling/White Cube (London)
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Arcing from floor to ceiling and wall to wall, it becomes a complex matrix apparently without beginning or end, encouraging the viewer to move through its structure.
Photo by Stephen White Courtesy Jay Jopling/White Cube (London)
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As part of the exhibition, Gormley has placed three body forms built from individual cubes of steel inside the gallery space.
Photo by Stephen White Courtesy Jay Jopling/White Cube (London)
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The figures are seen crouching, lying and - here - standing, placed in a way that invites the viewer to negotiate a space between them.
Photo by Stephen White Courtesy Jay Jopling/White Cube (London)
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Gormley has referred to his work as "an attempt to materialise uncertainty". The installation at White Cube, 48 Hoxton Square, London N1, runs from 21 April to 29 May.




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