Antony Gormley

PLACES WITH A PAST, SPOLETO FESTIVAL, CHARLESTON, USA, 1992

24 May - 04 August 1992

PLACES WITH A PAST celebrated a major exhibition in Charleston of temporary installations conceived by internationally recognised artists. In Charleston's Old City Jail, Antony Gormley presented a series of works: AMERICAN FIELD (1991), THREE BODIES (1991), LEARNING TO THINK (1991), HOST (1991), FRUIT II (1991), and CORD (1991). The installation presented a series of correspondences: between figurative and abstract forms; warm and cool sensibilities; body and spirit.

PLACES WITH A PAST: NEW SITE-SPECIFIC ART AT CHARLESTON'S SPOLETO FESTIVAL, 1991

PLACES WITH A PAST: NEW SITE-SPECIFIC ART AT CHARLESTON'S SPOLETO FESTIVAL, 1991
Installation view, Old Jail, Charleston, USA
Photograph by John McWilliams, Atlanta, Georgia, USA

FIELD (AMERICAN), 1991

FIELD (AMERICAN), 1991
Terracotta
Variable size: approx. 35,000 elements, each 8-26 cm
Installation view, Old Jail, Charleston, USA
Photograph by John McWilliams, Atlanta, Georgia, USA

FIELD (AMERICAN), 1991

FIELD (AMERICAN), 1991
Terracotta
Variable size: approx. 35,000 elements, each 8-26 cm
Installation view, Old Jail, Charleston, USA
Photograph by John McWilliams, Atlanta, Georgia, USA

THREE BODIES, 1991

THREE BODIES, 1991
Steel and air
Three spheres each 128 cm diameter
Installation view, Old Jail, Charleston, USA
Photograph by John McWilliams, Atlanta, Georgia, USA

HOST, 1991

HOST, 1991
Mud and seawater
Overall depth: 13 cm
Installation view, Old Jail, Charleston, USA
Photograph by John McWilliams, Atlanta, Georgia, USA

PLACES WITH A PAST: NEW SITE-SPECIFIC ART AT CHARLESTON'S SPOLETO FESTIVAL, 1991

PLACES WITH A PAST: NEW SITE-SPECIFIC ART AT CHARLESTON'S SPOLETO FESTIVAL, 1991
Installation view, Old Jail, Charleston, USA
Photograph by John McWilliams, Atlanta, Georgia, USA

LEARNING TO THINK, 1991

LEARNING TO THINK, 1991
Lead, fibreglass and air
173 x 56 x 31 cm
Installation view, Old Jail, Charleston, USA
Photograph by John McWilliams, Atlanta, Georgia, USA

FRUIT II, 1991

FRUIT II, 1991
Plaster, oystershell, mica, wood and air
370 x 250 x 155 cm
Installation view, Old Jail, Charleston, USA
Photograph by John McWilliams, Atlanta, Georgia, USA

FRUIT II, 1991

FRUIT II, 1991
Plaster, oystershell, mica, wood and air
370 x 250 x 155 cm
Installation view, Old Jail, Charleston, USA
Photograph by John McWilliams, Atlanta, Georgia, USA

CORD, 1991

CORD, 1991
Copper, plaster
340 x 0.4 cm
Installation view, Old Jail, Charleston, USA
Photograph by John McWilliams, Atlanta, Georgia, USA

CORD, 1991

CORD, 1991
Copper, plaster
340 x 0.4 cm
Installation view, Old Jail, Charleston, USA
Photograph by John McWilliams, Atlanta, Georgia, USA