Antony Gormley

CLEARING, 2004 - 2010

I was trying to destroy the fixed co-ordinates of a room and make a space/ time continuum (a line without end) that was both a thing and a drawing.

The work consists of up to 7 kilometres of raw metal rod that arcs from floor to ceiling and wall to wall, creating a three-dimensional drawing in space.

This installation acts as a kind of vector field, encouraging the viewer to move through its structure, and in so doing, disrupts the authority of a single-point perspective, necessitating instead a constant renegotiation of the visual field.

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CLEARING I

CLEARING I, 2004
10 km of 12.7 mm x 12.7 mm 16 swg aluminium tube, Dimensions variable
Installation view, White Cube, London, 2004
Photograph by Stephen White, London

CLEARING I

CLEARING I, 2004
10 km of 12.7 mm x 12.7 mm 16 swg aluminium tube, Dimensions variable
Installation view, White Cube, London, 2004
Photograph by Stephen White, London

CLEARING I

CLEARING I, 2004
10 km of 12.7 mm x 12.7 mm 16 swg aluminium tube, Dimensions variable
Installation view, White Cube, London, 2004
Photograph by Stephen White, London

CLEARING I

CLEARING I, 2004
10 km of 12.7 mm x 12.7 mm 16 swg aluminium tube, Dimensions variable
Installation view, White Cube, London, 2004
Photograph by Stephen White, London

CLEARING II

CLEARING II, 2004
12 km of 12.7 mm x 12.7 mm 16 swg aluminium tube, dimensions variable
Installation view, Galleri Stefan Andersson, Umea, Sweden

CLEARING II

CLEARING II, 2004
12 km of 12.70mm x 12.70mm 160swg aluminium tube, dimensions variable
Installation view, Galleri Stefan Andersson, Umea, Sweden, 2004

CLEARING II

CLEARING II, 2004
12 km of 12.7 mm x 12.7 mm 16 swg aluminium tube, dimensions variable
Installation view, Galleri Stefan Andersson, Umea, Sweden, 2004

CLEARING II

CLEARING II, 2004
12 km of 12.7 mm x 12.7 mm 16 swg aluminium tube, dimensions variable
Installation view, Galleri Stefan Andersson, Umea, Sweden, 2004

CLEARING II

CLEARING II, 2004
12 km of 12.7 mm x 12.7 mm 16 swg aluminium tube, dimensions variable
Installation view, Galleri Stefan Andersson, Umea, Sweden, 2004

CLEARING II

CLEARING II, 2004
12 km of 12.7 mm x 12.7 mm 16 swg aluminium tube, dimensions variable
Installation view, Galleri Stefan Andersson, Umea, Sweden, 2004

CLEARING II

CLEARING II, 2004
12 km of 12.7 mm x 12.7 mm 16 swg aluminium tube, dimensions variable
Installation view, Galleri Stefan Andersson, Umea, Sweden, 2004

CLEARING II

CLEARING II, 2004
12 km of 12.7 mm x 12.7 mm 16 swg aluminium tube, dimensions variable
Installation view, Galleri Stefan Andersson, Umea, Sweden, 2004

CLEARING III

CLEARING III, 2004
2004
12 km of 12.7 mm x 12.7 mm 16 swg aluminium tube, dimensions variable
Installation view, Galerie Nordenhake, Berlin, Germany, 2004
Photograph by Gunter Lepkowski

CLEARING III

CLEARING III, 2004
12 km of 12.7 mm x 12.7 mm 16 swg aluminium tube, dimensions variable
Installation view, Galerie Nordenhake, Berlin, Germany, 2004
Photograph by Gunter Lepkowski

CLEARING III

CLEARING III, 2004
12 km of 12.7 mm x 12.7 mm 16 swg aluminium tube, dimensions variable
Installation view, Galerie Nordenhake, Berlin, Germany, 2004
Photograph by Gunter Lepkowski

CLEARING III

CLEARING III, 2004
12 km of 12.7 mm x 12.7 mm 16 swg aluminium tube, dimensions variable
Installation view, Galerie Nordenhake, Berlin, Germany, 2004
Photograph by Gunter Lepkowski

CLEARING III

CLEARING III, 2004
2004
12 km of 12.7mm x 12.7mm 16swg aluminium tube, dimensions variable
Installation view, Galerie Nordenhake, Berlin, Germany
Photograph by Gunter Lepkowski

CLEARING III

CLEARING III, 2004
2004
12 km of 12.7 mm x 12.7 mm 16 swg aluminium tube, dimensions variable
Installation view, Galerie Nordenhake, Berlin, Germany, 2004
Photograph by Gunter Lepkowski

CLEARING III

CLEARING III, 2004
12 km of 12.7 mm x 12.7 mm 16 swg aluminium tube, dimensions variable
Installation view, Galerie Nordenhake, Berlin, Germany, 2004
Photograph by Gunter Lepkowski

CLEARING IV

CLEARING IV, 2004
6 km of 12.7 mm x 12.7 mm 16 swg aluminium tube, dimensions variable
Installation view, Sean Kelly Gallery, New York, USA, 2005
Photograph by Stephen P Harris

CLEARING IV

CLEARING IV, 2004
6 km of 12.7 mm x 12.7 mm 16 swg aluminium tube, dimensions variable
Installation view, Sean Kelly Gallery, New York, USA, 2005
Photograph by Stephen P Harris

CLEARING IV

CLEARING IV, 2004
6 km of 12.7 mm x 12.7 mm 16 swg aluminium tube, dimensions variable
Installation view, Sean Kelly Gallery, New York, USA
Photograph by Stephen P Harris

CLEARING IV

CLEARING IV, 2004
6 km of 12.7 mm x 12.7 mm 16 swg aluminium tube, dimensions variable
Installation view, Sean Kelly Gallery, New York, USA, 2005
Photograph by Stephen P Harris

CLEARING IV

CLEARING IV, 2004
6 km of 12.7 mm x 12.7 mm 16 swg aluminium tube, dimensions variable
Installation view, Sean Kelly Gallery, New York, USA, 2005
Photograph by Stephen P Harris

CLEARING V

CLEARING V, 2004
11 km of 12.7 mm x 12.7 mm 16 swg aluminium tube, dimensions variable
Installation view, Kunsthaus Bregenz, Austria, 2009
Photograph by Markus Tretter

CLEARING V

CLEARING V, 2004
11 km of 12.7 mm x 12.7 mm 16 swg aluminium tube, dimensions variable
Installation view, Kunsthaus Bregenz, Austria, 2009
Photograph by Markus Tretter

CLEARING V

CLEARING V, 2004
11 km of 12.7 mm x 12.7 mm 16 swg aluminium tube, dimensions variable
Installation view, Kunsthaus Bregenz, Austria, 2009
Photograph by Markus Tretter

CLEARING V

CLEARING V, 2004
11 km of 12.7 mm x 12.7 mm 16 swg aluminium tube, dimensions variable
Installation view, Kunsthaus Bregenz, Austria, 2009
Photograph by Markus Tretter

CLEARING V

CLEARING V, 2004
11 km of 12.7 mm x 12.7 mm 16 swg aluminium tube, dimensions variable
Installation view, Kunsthaus Bregenz, Austria, 2009
Photograph by Markus Tretter

CLEARING VI

CLEARING VI, 2004
approx 8 km of 12.7 mm x 12.7 mm 16 swg aluminium tube, 340 x 1530 x 710 cm
Installation view, Centro di Cultura Contemporanea Strozzina, Florence, 2010
Photograph by Valentina Muscedra, Florence

CLEARING VI

CLEARING VI, 2004
approx 8 km of 12.7 mm x 12.7 mm 16 swg aluminium tube, 340 x 1530 x 710 cm
Installation view, Centro di Cultura Contemporanea Strozzina, Florence, 2010
Photograph by Valentina Muscedra, Florence

CLEARING VI

CLEARING VI, 2004
approx 8 km of 12.7 mm x 12.7 mm 16 swg aluminium tube, 340 x 1530 x 710 cm
Installation view, Centro di Cultura Contemporanea Strozzina, Florence, 2010
Photograph by Valentina Muscedra, Florence

CLEARING VI

CLEARING VI, 2004
approx 8 km of 12.7 mm x 12.7 mm 16 swg aluminium tube, 340 x 1530 x 710 cm
Installation view, Centro di Cultura Contemporanea Strozzina, Florence, 2010
Photograph by Valentina Muscedra, Florence

CLEARING VI

CLEARING VI, 2004
approx 8 km of 12.7 mm x 12.7 mm 16 swg aluminium tube, 340 x 1530 x 710 cm
Installation view, Centro di Cultura Contemporanea Strozzina, Florence, 2010
Photograph by Valentina Muscedra, Florence

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