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Omnibus | Antony Gormley: The Naked Sculptor

Exploring humanity through representations of the body.

CHANNEL | BBC 1

FIRST BROADCAST | 27 March 2000

DURATION | 49 minutes 33 seconds

FIRSTBROADCAST

2000

Synopsis

In this profile of the renowned sculptor, Antony Gormley explains the processes through which he creates his art. He also explores the emotions and impulses behind his desire to use his own body as the starting point for his work. Family, friends and fellow artists provide insights into Gormley's personality and ask how his sculptures will be perceived in years to come.

Did you know?

Antony Gormley's statue 'Angel of the North' has become a popular symbol of the North East of England. The giant figure, which was completed in February 1998, was made in a Hartlepool steelworks and was built to withstand winds of over 100mph.

Contributors

Zoe Wanamaker
Presenter
Avenging Angels F.C.
Contributor
Jake Chapman
Contributor
Don Cupitt
Contributor
Contributor
Elspeth Gormley
Contributor
Michael Gormley
Contributor
Contributor
Contributor
Adrian Sibley
Producer
Basil Comely
Series Editor

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