"The Angel of the North doesn't belong to me, it belongs to where it is and I'm very humbled and amazed.
"It means a lot to me, but I think it means a lot to lots of people."
The words of artist Antony Gormley as he reflected with ITV Tyne Tees on his statue celebrating 20 years since it was hoisted on a mound of a former pit colliery in Gateshead.
Our cameraman Pete Rossiter filmed these stunning shots of the Angel on his drone.
Events are being held to mark 20 years since the Angel of the North was unveiled in Gateshead
Sir Antony Gormley told Gateshead Council 'he doesn't make sculptures for motorways' when first approached for a public art piece
Newcastle fans created a stir when they draped a giant replica shirt of Shearer over the statue. Here's what Antony Gormley thought of it.