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Antony Gormley – OBJECT

Past display archive
7 September 2016 - 21 May 2017

Room 32

Free

 Object, 1999 by Antony Gormley © Antony Gormley; Photo by Victoria Miller © National Portrait Gallery, London

Object, 1999 by Antony Gormley © Antony Gormley; Photo by Victoria Miller © National Portrait Gallery, London

Object 1999 on display in the Ondaatje Wing main hall from 7 September 2016

Fall 1999 on display in Room 32 from 5 October 2016 - 21 May 2017

Antony Gormley – OBJECT comprises a cast-iron life-size sculpture cast from the artist’s body suspended from the ceiling of the Ondaatje Wing main hall alongside Fall, a selection of drawings depicting a solitary figure occupying a void. The sculpture will occupy a position of maximum visibility from the ground floor and in passing as the visitor ascends the escalator to the Gallery’s second floor.

 Object, 1999 by Antony Gormley © Antony Gormley; Photo by Victoria Miller © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London