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Places to Be II
Places to Be II
Places to Be II
Places to Be II

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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 has raised outstretched arms. 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.




sheet lead & fibreglass


H 194 x W (?) x D (?) cm

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purchased by Peterborough Development Corporation

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Peterborough Sculpture Trust



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at all times


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Located at

Cathedral Square, Peterborough


Set on the roof above the Leeds Building Society in Cathedral Square.