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Angel Of The North

The Angel stands near the A1 in Gateshead in the North East of England, marking the southern entry to Tyneside and on the edge of the Great North Forest. It towers 20 metres over it's hilltop landscape and has a wing span of 54 metres.

Commissioned by Gateshead Council, the Angel was created by internationally renowned sculptor, Antony Gormley. The sculpture was made from 200 tonnes of steel and has attract-ed world-wide attention since it was assembled on site in February 1998.

Angel Of The North

Angel Of The North

Angel Of The North

Angel Of The North

Angel Of The North

Angel Of The North

Angel Of The North

Angel Of The North

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Angel Of The North        Angel Of The North


Angel Of The North


Angel Of The North        Angel Of The North


Angel Of The North        Angel Of The North


More information
The Angel of the North
Antony Gormley
Angel of the North - Wikipedia
How the Angel took shape
The Angel Of The North




5 comments:

Tim said...

Very good... and with a nice blue sky in the background. :-)

ILuvNUFC said...

Thanks :)
And thanks for the lift.

North York Landscaping said...

Wow very beautiful Pichers

Anonymous said...

Thank you so much for sharing with all of us. Beautiful! No words can say just how much we have all enjoyed these fabulous pictures.

ILuvNUFC said...

You are most welcome :)