6 March 2019
Antony Gormley (B. 1950)
4mm square section mild steel bars
75 ¼ x 24 3/8 x 12 5/8in. (191 x 62 x 32cm.)
Executed in 2000
Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris.
Acquired from the above by the present owner.
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M. Mack, Antony Gormley, Göttingen 2007 (illustrated in colour, p. 520).
Paris, Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Quantum Clouds and Other Work, 2000, p. 34 (illustrated, p. 35).
'How do you make memory? What is the relationship between memory and anticipation? Can you make something that is physical which at the same time evokes the process of remembering? Is it possible to do this and make some fresh, like dew or frost – something that just is, as if its form had always been like this. The structures that make up the Domain works are random matrices that identify the body less as an object and more as a place of becoming. I am drawn to fractal geometry and other ways in which science has allowed us to see and participate in the invisible’
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