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Anish Kapoor

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Bombay (Mumbai), India

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Current Exhibitions and Events
Oct, 2016 Drawing Line into Form: Works on Paper by Sculptors from the Collection of BNY Mellon
The Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum
Sep, 2016 Solo Exhibition
Gagosian Gallery Hong Kong
May, 2016 Untitled 2006-07
Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art

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, 2016 Daydreaming with Stanley Kubrick
Somerset House
Jun, 2016 Art Basel 2016 - Sector: Unlimited
Art Basel
May, 2016 Solo Exhibition
Lisson Gallery
May, 2016 Today You Will Be In Paradise
Gladstone Gallery - 21st St.
May, 2016 Today You Will Be In Paradise
Gladstone Gallery - 24 St.
Dec, 2015 peace love freedom happiness
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Anish Kapoor has Exhibited at these venues:

The Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum Gagosian Gallery Hong Kong
Somerset House Art Basel
Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art Lisson Gallery
Gladstone Gallery - 21st St. Gladstone Gallery - 24 St.
Frederick R. Weisman Museum of Art at Pepperdine University Portland Art Museum
Marlborough Fine Art Gagosian Gallery - Britannia Street
Chateau de Versailles Elizabeth Leach Gallery
Galleria Continua - San Gimignano Mori Art Museum
Lisson Gallery Gladstone Gallery (Brussels)
FLAG Art Foundation Regen Projects (Hollywood)
John Berggruen Gallery Phillips de Pury & Company
21er Haus 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
Martin-Gropius-Bau Grand Palais
The Bass 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 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 Gallery
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
Royal Academy of Arts Whitechapel Gallery
Fredericks & Freiser KunstHall - Deutsche Bank
Greenberg Van Doren Gallery Galleria Continua / Beijing
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