Friday, November 22
06:30pm - 08:00pm
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Piper Auditorium, Gund Hall, 48 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA
Free and open to the public
Born in London in 1950, Antony Gormley is widely acclaimed for his sculptures, installations and public artworks that investigate the relationship of the human body to space. He has had numerous solo exhibitions; major public works include the Angel of the North (Gateshead, England), Another Place (Crosby Beach, England)and Exposure (Lelystad, The Netherlands). Gormley has also participated in major group shows such as the Venice Biennale (1982 and 1986) and Documenta 8 in Kassel, Germany. He won the Turner Prize in 1994 and was made an Officer of the British Empire in 1997. Since 2003 he has been a member of the Royal Academy of Arts and since 2007 a British Museum rustee. Hosted by Toshiko Mori, Robert P. Hubbard Professor in the Practice of Architecture. Organized by the Loeb Fellowship Program with creative direction by Helen Marriage, 2013 Loeb Fellow and o-irector of Artichoke Trust in the United Kingdom.