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Antony Gormley hopes Crosby statues last 1,000 years after reset

  Artist personally oversaw rescue operation for his ‘industrial fossils’ after several toppled into the mud Antony Gormley says he hopes his “iron men” on a Merseyside beach will still exist in at least 1,000 years as “industrial fossils”, after helping to excavate 10 that had been subsumed by North Sea mud. One hundred cast-iron statues modelled on Gormley were installed in 2005 at Crosby beach , spread across 3km (2 miles) of the foreshore and stretching almost 1km out to sea. Continue reading... .. Full story on theguardian.com 

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