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Reader letter: UEA and Antony Gormley could easily have blood on their hands

PUBLISHED: 15:12 21 April 2017 | UPDATED: 15:12 21 April 2017

The Antony Gormley statue on the roof of the UEA library. Picture: Louisa Baldwin

The Antony Gormley statue on the roof of the UEA library. Picture: Louisa Baldwin

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In extremely poor taste, inappropriate, offensive, crass, clumsy and potentially dangerous — let me echo the words of Steven Downes in his column condemning the installation of the Antony Gormley sculpture of a lifelike human figure on the roof-edge of the UEA library.

From his past writings on mental health issues, readers will be aware that Steven knows what he’s talking about. So do I.

Unless this provocative figure is removed to a less conspicuous site, UEA and Antony Gormley could easily have blood on their hands.

MORE: Petition launched to get ‘unsettling’ Antony Gormley statue removed from UEA library roof

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