ANGEL-of-the-NORTH

This image is of “the Angel-of-the-North” situated at an installation art site at Gateshead, north east England, Sculptured and installed by Antony Gormley.

According to Antony Gormley, the significance of an angel was three-fold:

According to Antony Gormley, the significance of an angel was three-fold:

According to Antony Gormley, the significance of an angel was three-fold: first, to signify that beneath the site of its construction, coal miners worked for two centuries; second, to grasp the transition from an industrial to information age, and third, to serve as a focus for our evolving hopes and fears.

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