Antony Gormley in Florence: torment and triumph of the body

Julia Sutherland, FT Weekend, 21 August 2015, Visit external site
Figures from Antony Gormley’s ‘Critical Mass II’ (1995) on the parade ground of the Forte di Belvedere, Florence

The sculptor’s installation of human forms in a fort in the Italian city is moving and full of clandestine moments.  

Three pieces from ‘Critical Mass II’

A nun with a figure from 'Wait’ (2012), left, and ‘Critical Mass II’