Antony Gormley at the Royal Academy of Arts

Address:
Royal Academy of Arts, Burlington House, Piccadilly, London
Tel:
0207 300 8090

Dates and ticket price

Dates & Time:
21st September to 3rd December 2019
John Madejski Fine Rooms tour: Usually 12 noon to 1 PM (Thu-Sat) – Temporary exhibition: 10 AM to 6 PM (Mon-Thu, Sat-Sun); 10 AM to 10 PM (Fri); Last entry 30 mins before closing
Tickets & Cost:
Admission fee applies. See royalacademy.org.uk

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There aren't many sculptors that the average man on the street has heard of, but thanks to his famous Angel of the North Antony Gormley has become a household name.

This exhibition will be his most significant solo show for over a decade. It will include both old works and new, using the light and scale of the RA's architecture to show them off to best effect.

Alongside some early experimental works are many objects and drawings, often made using his own body as a tool, using a variety of organic and industrial materials such as iron, steel, lead, seawater and clay.

 

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