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'Another Place' by Antony Gormley

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Mariners Road
Crosby Beach
Liverpool
Merseyside
L23 6SX
Image: Ron Davies

About

These spectacular sculptures by Antony Gormley are on Crosby beach. Another Place consists of 100 cast-iron, life-size figures spread out along three kilometres of the foreshore, stretching almost one kilometre out to sea.

The Another Place figures - each one weighing 650 kilos - are made from casts of the artist's own body standing on the beach, all of them looking out to sea, staring at the horizon in silent expectation.

Having previously been seen in Cuxhaven in Germany, Stavanger in Norway and De Panne in Belgium, 'Another Place' is now a permanent feature in the UK, at Crosby Beach.

According to Antony Gormley, Another Place harnesses the ebb and flow of the tide to explore man's relationship with nature. He explains: The seaside is a good place to do this. Here time is tested by tide, architecture by the elements and the prevalence of sky seems to question the earth's substance. In this work human life is tested against planetary time. This sculpture exposes to light and time the nakedness of a particular and peculiar body. It is no hero, no ideal, just the industrially reproduced body of a middle-aged man trying to remain standing and trying to breathe, facing a horizon busy with ships moving materials and manufactured things around the planet.

Please note - Crosby beach is a non-bathing beach with areas of soft sand and mud and a risk of changing tides. Visitors should stay within 50 metres of the promenade at all tides and not attempt to walk out to the furthest figures.

If you’re around the City Centre and wanting to visit ‘Another Place’, then swift and cost effective transport couldn’t be easier. A direct 20-minute train journey from Liverpool Central Station to Blundellsands, will leave you a short stroll to the attraction. To book your tickets safe and securely via the Merseyrail journey planner portal please click here

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Recent Reviews:

  • Lesley H
    cirencester
    Trip type:
    Couples
    This is another place
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 25th June 2017
    These amazing iron statues as far as the eye can see mesmerise you as you watch the tide change the scenery Crosby beach is lovely with a wonderful expanse of golden sand A must if you are in the area Read full review
  • David B
    El Barco de Avila, Spain
    Trip type:
    Couples
    Mesmerising!!
    5 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 24th June 2017
    Imagine driving to a wind swept beach - the tide is coming in and the sand is blowing up in the air. You look out to sea and amongst the breakers, outlined against the rain clouds you see motionless... Read full review
  • Andrew M
    Trip type:
    Couples
    Disappointing
    1 of 5 stars
    Friday, 23rd June 2017
    Was very disappointed in this place!I expected more than statues which were all exactly the same,(duplicated from Antony Gormley's own body-private bits included!!)dotted around all over the... Read full review

Opening Times

2017 (1 Jan 2016 - 31 Dec 2017)

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