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Antony Gormley - The Iron Man

Profile of the sculptor Antony Gormley, well known for his monumental public sculpture outside Gateshead, The Angel of the North, as he prepares to unveil an even more gargantuan work. Quantum Cloud is one-and-a-half times the size of the Angel, and overlooks the Thames at Greenwich in London.

50 minutes

Last on

Fri 11 Feb 2011 01:00

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.


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