Antony Gormley

CONSTRUCTED ATAXIA, 2007

The CONSTRUCTED ATAXIA works are revised versions of the cast ATAXIA works and use the same 6 sizes of blocks. They relate to architecture and like the ATAXIA series evoke the internal state of the body beneath the skin.

Each block has a unique position within the of tightly packed body volumes to evoke internal tension.

These works are different from the symmetrical and hieratic bodies to date. The forms twist, turn or fold about their own axes and in spite of the sharp material clarity of the steel blocks, betray a sense of vulnerability and exposure.

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SHRIVE

SHRIVE, 2007
Mild steel blocks 12.5 x 12.5 x 25 mm, 25 x 25 x 50 mm, 37.5 x 37.5 x 75 mm, 50 x 50 x 100 mm, 75 x 75 x 150 mm, 100 x 100 x 200 mm
174 x 51 x 55 cm
Photograph by Stephen White, London

SHY

SHY, 2007
Mild steel blocks 12.5 x 12.5 x 25 mm, 25 x 25 x 50 mm, 37.5 x 37.5 x 75 mm, 50 x 50 x 100 mm, 75 x 75 x 150 mm, 100 x 100 x 200 mm
184 x 45 x 42 cm
Photograph by Stephen White, London

LIST

LIST, 2007
Mild steel blocks 12.5 x 12.5 x 25 mm, 25 x 25 x 50 mm, 37.5 x 37.5 x 75 mm, 50 x 50 x 100 mm, 75 x 75 x 150 mm, 100 x 100 x 200 mm
186 x 46 x 38 cm
Photograph by Stephen White, London

CLUTCH

CLUTCH, 2007
Mild steel blocks 12.5 x 12.5 x 25 mm, 25 x 25 x 50 mm, 37.5 x 37.5 x 75 mm, 50 x 50 x 100 mm, 75 x 75 x 150 mm, 100 x 100 x 200 mm
95 x 44 x 85 cm
Photograph by Stephen White, London

HAFT

HAFT, 2007
Mild steel blocks 12.5 x 12.5 x 25 mm, 25 x 25 x 50 mm, 37.5 x 37.5 x 75 mm, 50 x 50 x 100 mm, 75 x 75 x 150 mm, 100 x 100 x 200 mm
165 x 48 x 60 cm
Photograph by Stephen White, London

TURN

TURN, 2007
Mild steel blocks 12.5 x 12.5 x 25 mm, 25 x 25 x 50 mm, 37.5 x 37.5 x 75 mm, 50 x 50 x 100 mm, 75 x 75 x 150 mm, 100 x 100 x 200 mm
183 x 45 x 35 cm
Photograph by Stephen White, London

SPLICE

SPLICE, 2007
Mild steel blocks 12.5 x 12.5 x 25 mm, 25 x 25 x 50 mm, 37.5 x 37.5 x 75 mm, 50 x 50 x 100 mm, 75 x 75 x 150 mm, 100 x 100 x 200 mm
185 x 47 x 38 cm
Photograph by Stephen White, London

Ataxia, Anna Schwartz Gallery, 2007Ataxia, Anna Schwartz Gallery, 2007