Anthony Gormley statue in Stockbridge

Stockbridge welcomes it’s human sculptures

 

ANTONY GORMLEY can be in many places at once. He is towering 20 metres above the A1/M1 on the approach to Gateshead. He is standing on Crosby Beach, north of Liverpool, waiting for the tide to come in. He is in hundreds of art collections and museums all over the world. And now he is standing up to his knees in the Water of Leith in Stockbridge, Edinburgh

Gormley, whose sculptures of human figures are all based on casts of his own body visited Edinburgh to see the Six life-size cast-iron figures being hoisted into place in a series of locations along the Water of Leith between the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art and the Sea.  Form more information and to find out about the Water of Leith click http://www.waterofleith.org.uk/blog/2009/6/30/6-times-antony-gormley-statues-proposed-for-the-water-of-lei.html

 

The Telegraphs 10 best contemporary art galleries in Edinburgh

http://www.guardian.co.uk/travel/2011/oct/12/10-best-art-galleries-edinburgh

 

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