Omnibus - Antony Gormley: The Naked Sculptor

In this profile of the renowned sculptor, Sir 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 his personality and ask how his sculptures will be perceived in years to come.

Sir Antony 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.

↗ Originally broadcast 27 March 2000.

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