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Antony Gormley sculptures appear on South Bank skyline

Casts of the body of artist Antony Gormley are appearing on rooftops around the South Bank as part of Event Horizon, an installation to coincide with an exhibition at The Hayward.

Sculpture on the roof of the London Television Cen
Sculpture on the roof of the London Television Centre
London Television Centre
London Television Centre
IBM Building
Spot the figure on the roof of the IBM building

Event Horizon is an installation of 31 sculptures, casts of the artist's body, placed on rooftops and in pedestrian areas around the South Bank and across the river in Westminster and Camden.

Figures started to appear on the rooftops of buildings this week and installation will be completed to coincide with the opening of the Antony Gormley: Blind Light exhibition at The Hayward. The figures will remain in place until the exhibition ends on 19 August.

The Hayward sculpture terraces will be the main viewing areas for the project, with each of the sculptures facing towards the gallery. Some of the figures will be clearly visible and others simply presences on the horizon.

Participating buildings on the South Bank include The Hayward, Queen Elizabeth Hall, Royal Festival Hall, Union Jack Club, Whitehouse Apartments, Shell Centre, King's College London's Franklin-Wilkins Building and James Clerk Maxwell Building, London Television Centre, IBM building and Waterloo Bridge.

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