Antony Gormley

Artist's response to cuts to arts funding

Article: Artist's response to cuts to arts funding

As part of a British campaign led by artists to protest cuts to arts funding, Cornelia Parker leads the charge with this statement that chops a wing off of Antony Gormley’s Angel of the North. It’s captioned, “Why clip the wings of an industry that is soaring? It’s a false economy to cut the arts.”…

Burning man

Article: Burning man

Antony Gormley’s Waste Man was built over a period of six weeks in the summer of 2006 in Margate, UK where it was then gloriously burnt to crisp in 32 minutes. For the artist “this work was a collective body…made from the raw materials of people’s home lives – beds, tables, dining chairs, toilet seats,…