The fifth in the series of Singular Statues is by the artist, Antony Gormley, who is said to have donated this work – Sound II – to Winchester Cathedral. Located in the crypt, it is best viewed when the area is flooded (the cathedral is very close to the water table), where you see this mysterious figure – everyman apparently – quietly reflected in the water.
Research tells me that it is fashioned from lead from a plaster cast of the artist’s own body and shows him cupping his hands with water. It epitomises the idea of reflection – in all senses of the word. Genius.
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