Artist's Eye Antony Gormley
30 March 2020
There is no greater privilege than looking at the world through the eyes of an artist, to understand what shapes their thinking and informs their work.
Antony Gormley is the first artist to speak about an object that inspires him, in a new series called Artist’s Eye. In this short video, made at his home, Gormley explains why the object he has chosen means so much to him: [It is] something that fits in the hand – that could have come out of the hand – but has actually come out of the earth... this remarkable self-made object, is made by time, geology and the persistent action of water, oxygen and hydrogen sulphate. What an extraordinary thing this is...