Sir Antony Gormley, born on August 30, 1950, in London, England, is a renowned British sculptor. He attended Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design and Goldsmiths in London before completing his studies at the Slade School of Fine Art. Gormley's work primarily revolves around the human body and its relationship with space. He gained international recognition for his public sculpture, "Angel of the North," a landmark in Gateshead, England. Other notable works include "Another Place" at Crosby Beach near Liverpool and "Event Horizon," which has been installed in various locations around the world. His innovative approach to sculpture and public art has earned him several awards and honors, including the Turner Prize in 1994 and a knighthood in 2014 for services to the arts.