We break bread with Antony Gormley in his studio, as the artist talks about his 1980-1 work Bed. The sculpture is made from 600 loaves of Mother's Pride bread, minus those he ate along the way!

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We break bread with Antony Gormley in his studio, as the artist talks about his 1980–1 work Bed. The sculpture is made from 600 loaves of Mother’s Pride bread, minus those he ate along the way! 

Gormley talks about how he was influenced by a generation of American artists from Carl Andre and Richard Serra to Sol LeWitt and Robert Smithson, and how his Bed is ‘a meditation on the fundamental processes of both art and life.’

Bed is currently on display at Tate Britain as part of the BP Walk through British Art, in room 1970–1980.