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Anish Kapoor

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Bombay (Mumbai), India

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Upcoming Exhibitions and Events
Apr, 2015 Simple Forms: Contemplating Beauty
Mori Art Museum
Mar, 2015 Solo Exhibition
Lisson Gallery
Current Exhibitions and Events
Feb, 2015 A Secret Affair: Selections from the Fuhrman Family Collection
FLAG Art Foundation
Jan, 2015 Solo Exhibition
Regen Projects (Hollywood)

Anish Kapoor (CBE) is a sculptor. He gained international acclaim with solo exhibits at venues such as the Tate Gallery and Hayward Gallery in London, Kunsthalle Basel, Haus der Kunst Munich, Deutsche Guggenheim in Berlin, Reina Sofia in Madrid, MAK Vienna, and the ICA Boston. He represented Britain in the XLIV Venice Biennale in 1990, when he was awarded the Premio Duemila Prize. In 1991 he received the Turner Prize. Notable public sculptures include Cloud Gate, Millennium Park, Chicago, and Sky Mirror at the Rockefeller Center, New York.

Kapoor's pieces are frequently simple, curved forms, usually monochromatic and brightly coloured. Most often, the intention is to engage the viewer, producing awe through their size and simple beauty, evoking mystery through the works' dark cavities, tactility through their inviting surfaces, and fascination through their reflective facades. Throughout his career, Kapoor has worked extensively with architects and engineers. Kapoor insists that this body of work is neither pure sculpture nor pure architecture.

In 2008, the Institute of Contemporary Art in Boston exhibited Kapoor's first U.S. mid-career survey. In the same year, Kapoor created the sculpture "Memory" in Berlin and New York for the Guggenheim Foundation.


Recent Exhibits

Anish Kapoor participated in these exhibits:

Jul, 2014 Summer Highlights
John Berggruen Gallery
Jun, 2014 Contemporary Art Evening
Phillips de Pury & Company
Jun, 2014 Love Story
21er Haus
Jun, 2014 Evening & Day Editions
Phillips de Pury & Company
May, 2014 Joint Exhibition
Kamel Mennour
May, 2014 Body & Void: Echoes of Moore in Contemporary Art
Henry Moore Perry Green
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Mori Art Museum Lisson Gallery
FLAG Art Foundation Regen Projects (Hollywood)
John Berggruen Gallery Phillips de Pury & Company
21er Haus Kamel Mennour
Henry Moore Perry Green Whatcom Museum (LIGHTCATCHER)
Museum Kunstpalast Chicago Cultural Center
Drawing Room Senior & Shopmaker Gallery
Centro de Arte Contemporáneo de Málaga Museum of Arts and Design
Bozar - Palais des beaux-arts de Bruxelles Magasin 3 Stockholm Konsthall
Villa Empain - Boghossian Foundation Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art
Martin-Gropius-Bau Grand Palais
Bass Museum of Art XVA Gallery DIFC
Walker Art Gallery Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA)
MCA - Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney Galerie Karsten Greve
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum Royal Academy of Arts - Burlington Gardens
Grimaldi Forum Grimaldi Forum
Stedelijk Museum Schiedam Tampa Museum of Art
PinchuckArtCentre Storm King Art Center
A&D Gallery Gladstone Gallery - 21st St.
Gladstone Gallery - 24 St. Musée d'art contemporain de Montréal
Gimpel Fils Gallery Museum of Contemporary Art Norway
Carolina Nitsch Project Room Shahrzad Gallery
Royal College of Art New Orleans Museum of Art
South London Gallery Zane Bennett Contemporary Art
L.A. Louver San Jose Museum of Art
Regen Projects (West Hollywood) Galleria Civica Modena
National Gallery of Modern Art - NGMA Delhi Leslie Sacks Contemporary
The Metropolitan Museum of Art Serpentine Gallery
Axis Gallery Shanghai Gallery of Art
EMMA - Espoo Museum of Modern Art Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
Meessen De Clercq Galerie Hélène Lamarque - Paris
The Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum Royal Academy of Arts
Whitechapel Gallery Fredericks & Freiser
KunstHall - Deutsche Bank Greenberg Van Doren Gallery
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