London’s Royal Academy of Arts welcomes acclaimed British sculptor Antony Gormley’s monumental installations.
Curated by Martin Caiger-Smith, with Sarah Lea, Curator at the Royal Academy of Arts, it explores Antony’s wide-ranging use of organic, industrial and elemental materials throughout the years, including iron, steel, lead, seawater, and clay. With a career spanning 45 years, some of his rarely seen earlier works from the 1970s and 1980s will also be brought to light, while highlights include Clearing VII, an immersive ‘drawing in space’ made from kilometers of coiled, flexible metal which visitors find their path through, and Lost Horizon I, 24 life-size cast-iron figures set at different orientations on the walls, floor, and ceiling–challenging viewers’ perception.
“Throughout a series of experiential installations, some brand-new, some remade for the RA’s galleries, we will invite visitors to slow down and become aware of their own bodies,” said the museum in a statement.
The exhibition is on view until December 3, 2019. Visit the Royal Academy of Arts’ website for further details.