Born in London in 1950, Antony Gormley’s solo shows include Middelheim Museum, Antwerp (2013); Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil, São Paulo; Rio de Janeiro and Brasilia (2012); Deichtorhallen, Hamburg (2012); The State Hermitage Museum, St Petersburg (2011); Kunsthaus Bregenz, Austria (2010); Hayward Gallery, London (2007); Malmö Konsthall, Sweden (1993) and Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebæk, Denmark (1989). Major public works include Angel of the North (1998, Gateshead, England); Another Place (2005, Crosby Beach, England) and Exposure (2010, Lelystad, The Netherlands). He has also participated in major group shows such as the ‘Venice Biennale’ (1982 and 1986) and ‘Documenta 8’, Kassel, Germany (1987). Gormley won the Turner Prize in 1994, and was made a knight in the New Year’s Honours list 2014. Since 2003 he has been a member of the Royal Academy of Arts, London and since 2007 a British Museum Trustee.