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Another Place is a piece of modern sculpture by Sir Antony Gormley located at Crosby Beach in Merseyside, England. It consists of 100 cast iron figures facing towards the sea. The figures are modelled on the artist's own naked body. The work proved controversial due to the naked statues but has increased tourism to the beach. After being exhibited at two other locations it was put on display at Crosby on 1 July 2005. After some controversy Sefton Metropolitan Borough Council decided on 7 March 2007 that the sculptures should be permanently installed at the beach

One of the 100 Iron statues situated on Crosby Beach.

I am lucky to have these views on my doorstep

Sunrise behind the hills over looking Ullswater

Another visit to Crosby Beach tonight, not to capture the Gormley statues, but hoping i got the tide right for this shot, its one i have been wanting to do for a while.

14th February 2015 - More dramatic skies over 'Another Place' in Liverpool.

The Another Place sculptures by Antony Gormley on Crosby Beach, north of Liverpool in Merseyside.

 

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 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.

 

Information Source:

www.regenerus.org.uk/heritage-another-place/

 

Another Place is a piece of modern sculpture by Sir Antony Gormley located at Crosby Beach in Merseyside, England. It consists of 100 cast iron figures facing towards the sea. The figures are modelled on the artist's own naked body.[ The work proved controversial due to the naked statues but has increased tourism to the beach. After being exhibited at two other locations it was put on display at Crosby on 1 July 2005. After some controversy Sefton Metropolitan Borough Council decided on 7 March 2007 that the sculptures should be permanently installed at the beach

Another Place, Crosby looking across the top of the Wirral to the Clwydian Hills of North Wales. The lighthouse just visible isn’t Perch Rock for a change. It’s at Leasowe a little further up the Wirral coast from New Brighton.

 

Made so many schoolboy errors this morning. Doesn't help that you have only been to the location once in five years and don't know the beach.

 

I found myself chasing the tide along the beach towards Formby as it went out, and dodging the tankers proved difficult, ( apologies to the Captain of the ACL ship, I don't really think you're as thick as arseholes,) and I was down to only two of the statues being submerged.

 

I faffed around so much deciding on lenses/filters that the colour in the clouds had all but gone, my epic 12 minute exposure with the wind farm in the background....well guess who forgot to switch back to manual. Kicked my coffee over again, another 2 shots ruined because I didn't force the tripod far enough in to the sand, lost count of how many times I forgot to put back in bulb mode and walked away looking at my phone and coming back to a completely awesome image of a black screen...even thought the camera had died at first.

 

There was only one person who was acting as thick as arseholes and it certainly wasn't the Captain of the container ship!

The Another Place sculptures by Antony Gormley on Crosby Beach, north of Liverpool in Merseyside.

 

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 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.

 

Information Source:

www.regenerus.org.uk/heritage-another-place/

 

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.

Take a trip to see the Another Place sculptures that stretch almost one kilometre out to sea on Crosby beach.

 

Another Place is a series of 100 cast-iron life-size figures by Antony Gormley based on his own body standing on the beach looking out to sea. According to the sculptor, the sculptures harness the ebb and flow of the tide to explore man’s relationship with nature.

 

Previously sited at Cuxhaven in Germany, Stavanger in Norway and De Panne in Belgium, Another Place is now a permanent fixture in Liverpool. The sculptures need to be seen to be believed and are an experience not to be missed whilst in Merseyside. However, visitors must be careful not to attempt to walk out to the sculptures furthest away from the shore.

14th February 2015 - Looking down the line of Anthony Gormleys Iron Men. One of them has obviously had his safety induction.

And all the couples, dog walker's and families with children started hurrying back from the beach!

The iron men hard as they are weather the storms and the occasional seagull accident - my feet certainly didn't fair so well and the car blowers dried them nicely on the way home. Rebecca - water - trainers, never a good move!

An incoming sea, backed up by a stiff onshore wind gusting to 32 knots, creates choppy conditions in the Mersey estuary as one of Sir Antony Gormley's sculptures stands proud bracing for one of its twice daily tidal onslaughts.

 

The location is Crosby Beach, and the cast-iron statue is just one of the one hundred embedded in the sand around here as part of the installation 'Another Place'.

 

Best viewed full screen.

 

1st March 2020

One last photo of Antony Gormley's "Another Place" installation on Crosby beach in Merseyside. I couldn't make my mind up yesterday whether the symmetrical or the off centre composition looked best so here's the centralised shot for comparison. It was taken around sunset. I can't help imagining how different these statues will look in stormy conditions, I should imagine they'll be even more dramatic. For now though, I'm glad I had chance to capture them looking so eerily serene and contemplative. I used a Kenkoo ND1000 filter for this photo.

This is three vertical shots stitched together in PhotoShop

 

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One of Anthony Gormley's Another Place cast iron statues found along the coast at Crosby

The summer of 2018 gave us some lovely sun sets, I couldn't help myself, but I had to visit Crosby Beach almost every evening through that summer.

 

During this time we had Heathland fires to the East, this resulted in some spectacular sunsets.

One of Antony Gormley's Iron Men from his 'Another Place' installation on Crosby beach, Merseyside, UK. Here's a link about the artwork - www.visitliverpool.com/things-to-do/another-place-by-anto...

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The statues of "another world" by Antony Gormley are always a draw for the photographer visiting the beach at Crosby.

 

This is one from the archives taken as a long exposure to add to the surreal feel of this isolated figure staring out westward toward the "New World" and of course the much more recent offshore wind farm in the Mersey Estuary.

looking out to sea along the outfall protection

 

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located at Crosby Beach in Merseyside, England. Another Place consists of 100 cast iron figures facing towards the sea. Another Place was first exhibited on the beach of Cuxhaven, Germany, in 1997 followed by Stavanger in Norway and De Panne in Belgium. It was the subject of much controversy in Merseyside, although many people considered the figures to be beautiful pieces of art, and tourism in the local area increased.

There is a brief time about half an hour after sunset when the clouds reflect the pink light from the sun over the horizon.

26th March 2015 - Another 'different' approach for me in my editing work flow. You take so many shots of your local art installation that you really have to try a new approach now and again...

Another Place is a piece of modern sculpture by Antony Gormley. It consists of 100 cast iron sculptures of the artist's own body, facing towards the sea.

 

After being displayed at several locations in Europe, it has become permanently erected at Crosby Beach in Merseyside England. The work was controversial in the local area due to issues such as possible economic gain or environmental damage from tourism. A meeting on 7 March 2007 by Sefton Council accepted proposals that would allow the sculptures to be kept permanently at Crosby Beach in place of being moved to New York.

 

14th March 2016 - A photo-stitch of 5 images of Anthoney Gormley's 'Another Place' situated on Crosby beach in Liverpool.

8th March 2015 - Another try at finding those untouched angles available at Anthony Gormley's 'Another Place'..

14th February 2015 - Tourists check out the tackle on Anthony Gormley's 'Another Place' in Liverpool.

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Been decidedly inspirationally challenged recently, too much Christmas going on I think! But today, en route back from Southport (not a single snap taken there) we stopped off at Crosby, Antony Gormley's Another Place. Not been there before and it is quite amazing, almost surreal. The weather was dramatic but kind but I did mistime the tide, and it was high for most of the visit but that just means I will have to go back!

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