Happiness is a Warm Gun
Presented byKirsty Young
"Sue Lawley's castaway this week is the sculptor Antony Gormley.
His Angel of the North towers over the A1 just outside Gateshead. Elsewhere, his figures stand buried in sand at the mouth of an estuary, or hang from the ceiling of an American jailhouse. In 1994 he won the Turner Prize for his works called Field - thousands of small clay creatures, crafted by people from around the world. Another sculpture, Bed, he created from a mattress made from thousands of slices of bread - and then ATE his own body shape over several weeks.
[Taken from the original programme material for this archive edition of Desert Island Discs]
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