Antony Gormley, Another Time XV, 2011.

Antony Gormley

San Gimignano, Italy

Galleria Continua

San Gimignano, a historic town in the heart of Tuscany, recently hosted an absorbing exhibition of new and older works by Antony Gormley. At the heart of the show was Vessel, a site-specific work conceived for the former theater and cinema that forms the central part of the labyrinthine Galleria Continua space. Made from 39 interconnecting rectangular steel boxes, the structure interpreted the town’s medieval skyline as a reclining male figure. Four other new works filled the first room of the gallery, exploring how bubbles coalesce to create cloud forms. Here, the principles of natural growth and structure are applied to the body…see the entire review in the print version of November’s Sculpture magazine.