antony gormley   firmament and other forms at the middelheim museum
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feb 07, 2013
antony gormley firmament and other forms at the middelheim museum



‘corner II’, 2012 by antony gormley

cast iron

73 x 55 x 66cm
image courtesy xavier hufkens, brussels

 

 

antony gormley:   firmament and other forms
middleheim museum, antwerp
on from the 24th february through to 5th may, 2013

 

the newly renovated middelheim museum in antwerp unveils a new addition to its permanent collection by antony gormley and exhibits a series
of new sculptures to be shown publicly for the first time in het huis. from the 24th of february until the 5th may 2013, a series of his ‘polyhedra’
sculptures that have never previously been exhibited in this constellation will be on show. the works showcases the iconic irregular three dimensional
cuboid structures referencing human-shaped forms – often fabricated from his signature material – cast iron. these pieces, as with so much of gormley’s oeuvre,
reveal the artist revitalizing the art of figurative sculpture through his investigation of the body – often his own – as the meeting point of memory
and transformation.

 

 


‘limn III’, 2012

cast iron
1
68 x 57 x 48cm
image courtesy xavier hufkens, brussels

 

 


‘resort II’, 2012

cast iron

37 x 197 x 49cm
courtesy xavier hufkens, brussels

 

 


‘freeze III’, 2012

2mm stainless steel square section

235 x 170 x 125cm

image courtesy the artist

 

 

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