Broken Column is the title of one of the world’s most interesting site-specific sculpture installations, by Antony Gormley. Broken Column is composed of 23 iron sculptures spread out over the Norwegian city of Stavanger. It is a broken column stretching from the harbour up to Rogaland Museum of Fine Arts, who owns the work. This book leads the reader along the difficult process of Broken Column in Stavanger, it also traces the work’s artistic and urban qualities, via essays and interview. A book for those interested in art and those concerned with a city and it’s public space. A book for those who believe that the arts play a real part in city development and identity formation. A book for those who follow Antony Gormley’s remarkable art production in collective space. Written and edited by critic and essayist Jan Inge Reilstad. Essays by Kjartan Fløgstad, Trond Borgen, Stephen Bann and Siri Meyer. The book also contains an interview with Antony Gormley. Photography by Geir Egil Bergjord and Dag Myrestrand.