Antony Gormley is a British sculptor who sought out his art in order to escape words. However, here are his own words that sum up his view of his craft so very succintly: I think of sculpture as something coming up from under the earth, becoming as we all are earth above ground, but retaining a feeling of having been hidden and then revealed, a revealed energy still embedded in matter, and it brings that earthiness with it right back into the middle of the constructed world.
No art has a divine right to its own existence. Art has to be continually renewed, re-invented and reconsidered in the time in which it finds itself and it's no good just saying that I'm a sculptor because I make sculpture.
Artist: Antony Gormley
Learning to Think