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Places to Be I
Places to Be I
Places to Be I
Places to Be I
Places to Be I

© courtesy of the artist and Jay Jopling / White Cube. Photo credit: John Grubb / Art UK

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One of three life-sized standing figures sculptures in different stances. The three figures represent three levels of human activity: thought, speech and action. This figure’s left hand is raised up to the forehead. It was the first work in which Gormley made casts of his own body. The work was originally sited at Monkstone House Offices (now Greenwoods Solicitors) and was later moved to Thorpe Meadows in 1988. The figures were vandalised in 2006 and removed in 2007. They were re-sited to the rooftops of Cathedral Square in May 2018.

Date

1984

Medium

sheet lead & fibreglass

Measurements

H 192 x W (?) x D (?) cm

Accession number

PE1_JAG_S024

Acquisition method

purchased by Peterborough Development Corporation

Work type

Sculpture

Owner

Peterborough Sculpture Trust

Custodian

Vivacity

Work status

extant

Access

at all times


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Located at

5 Cathedral Square, Peterborough

PE1 1XH

Set on the roof above the Yorkshire Building Society.