antony gormley   firmament and other forms at the middelheim museum antony gormley   firmament and other forms at the middelheim museum
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 66cmimage courtesy xavier hufkens, brussels

 

 

antony gormley:   firmament and other formsmiddleheim 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
168 x 57 x 48cmimage courtesy xavier hufkens, brussels

 

 

‘resort II’, 2012
cast iron
37 x 197 x 49cmcourtesy xavier hufkens, brussels

 

 

‘freeze III’, 2012
2mm stainless steel square section
235 x 170 x 125cm
image courtesy the artist

 

 

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