Sunday photoblogging: Crosby Beach (Another Place – Antony Gormley)

by Chris Bertram on December 4, 2022

Crosby beach- Another Place



Alan White 12.04.22 at 3:44 pm

I saw this on your pages and hoped you’d post it. What are those figures? Great photo for composition and intrigue.


Chris Bertram 12.05.22 at 10:36 am

Thanks Alan. Here’s the background to the figures


Lynne 12.05.22 at 1:43 pm

It’s a great picture, but boy I was disappointed in the Gormley men when I saw that they are identical. What a difference it would have made if the statues had been even slightly different from each other.


Chris Bertram 12.06.22 at 10:47 am

Thanks @Lynne

They are no longer identical though. I’m reminded of the famous lines from Rousseau’s Discourse on Inequality: “Like the statue of Glaucus, which was so disfigured by time, seas and tempests, that it looked more like a wild beast than a god,….”

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