Mon 6 July 2009, The Independent

Tom Lubbock: Gormley’s One and Other will turn out to be many things

By Tom Lubbock
The logo for the project suggests something stark and minimal. In silhouette you see the concept in all its purity. It shows the empty plinth and somebody standing on it - youngish, male-ish, but nobody in particular. Here’s an average, anonymous human, set on a pedestal. In other words, it looks like art. It presents a juxtaposition of low and high, the ordinary made extraordinary, the transfiguration of the commonplace.
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