STRAPWORKS AT WHITE CUBE WEST PALM BEACH
An upcoming exhibition at White Cube's off-site project space in West Palm Beach, Florida, will debut a new series of sculptures. Titled Strapworks (2018-ongoing), the life-size works each map the space of a standing body with a line, or 'strap', of oxidised 4mm Corten steel that continually appears to flip as our perspective changes, furthering Gormley's inquiry into the dynamic between still object and moving viewer. Gormley has likened the structural and conceptual journey of these works - in which the inner and outer surfaces of an object switch function - to the Mobius strip or the Kleinian bottle.
A selection of seven drawings will also be on display, including key works on paper from the Rooter series (2017-18), which portray the human subject emerging from or receding into gridded structures, caught between lines that follow the three Cartesian coordinates.
The exhibition runs from 23 November through to 31 December 2021.