Monks from China’s Shaolin Temple stand perched on tall wooden boxes. Swaying from side to side, they rock the crates until they fall, leaping free at the last moment. Famous for their warrior skills, in Sutra the monks are both movers and pieces in a puzzle, setting up patterns or standing inside the boxes as they fall like dominoes.
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Wednesday 21 May 2008
Sunday 11 May 2008
Leading figures from the arts world criticised Boris Johnson, the new Mayor of London, and said he would be forced into an embarrassing climbdown over his pledge to scrap the competition for a temporary work of art to be placed on the empty plinth in Trafalgar Square every 18 months.
Thursday 20 March 2008
Saturday 15 March 2008
An exhibition of Antony Gormley sculptures in the gardens of Chatsworth House has been scrapped after ecologists claimed it could damage rare fungi in the stately home's lawns.
Thursday 06 March 2008
Antony Gormley made his name as the creator of grand sculptures with his monumental Angel of the North. So it may surprise many artists attempting to emulate his success to hear that he has condemned the current crop of modern public artworks across the UK as "crap".
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