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40,000 little pieces make one big art installation

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Local volunteers Francis Aitken, right and Deborah Westmancote, left, place clay figures that make up Antony Gormley's "Field for the British Isles" art installation at the National Trust's Barrington Court on April 25 near Ilminster, England.

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Artist Antony Gormley's "Field for the British Isles" consists of 40,000 of these clay figures. The acclaimed work, on loan from the British Arts Council Collection, is being exhibited in three rooms of the National Trust's Barrington Court near Ilminster, England.

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A photographer takes a picture on April 25 of some of the 40,000 clay figures that will make up Antony Gormley's "Field for the British Isles" art installation that is being installed in three rooms at the National Trust's Barrington Court near Ilminster, England. The acclaimed work, on loan from the Arts Council, is part of the Trust New Art program.

 

 

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