Antony Gormley, Rim, 1994, carbon and casein on paper, 19.5 × 14 cm, The British Museum, London, UK, © the artist

In this work, abstractions of light travel across and into the sounds and space created by American artist and composer John Cage (1912—92). One11 is described as a composition ‘for solo camera man’. Cage writes: ‘One11 is a film without subject. There is light but no persons, no things, no ideas about repetition and variation. It is meaningless activity which is nonetheless communicative, like light itself.’ He finished the film shortly before his death

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