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Sir Antony Gormley OBE

As a renowned artist and sculptor Sir Antony Gormley OBE has made a huge contribution to the arts in the UK. One of his best known works is the ‘Angel of the North’, a public sculpture in Gateshead in the North of England. Gormley won the Turner Prize in 1994 with ‘Field for the British Isles’. He has been a Royal Academician since 2003, and was a Trustee of the British Museum from 2007-2015. Gormley was knighted in the 2014 New Year Honours for services to the arts. Half of our courses at City Lit are in the performing and visual arts and we play a crucial part in the nexus of London’s Creative Arts industry.  Half our courses at City Lit are in the performing and visual arts and we play a crucial part in the nexus of London’s Creative Arts industry.