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Anish Kapoor

Indian, b. 1954

Born in India, Anish Kapoor has lived in England since the 1970s. Beginning in 1973, he studied in London at the Hornsey College of Art before going on to the Chelsea School of Art. After spending some time in India in 1979, Kapoor gained recognition on the international scene during the early 1980s.

"The void is not silent. I have always thought of it more and more as a transitional space, an in-between space,” Kapoor has said.

Since the early 1980s, Kapoor has not only produced some of the most innovative work in contemporary sculpture but has also done much to re-establish certain original sculpture forms. Although he is influenced by his cultural origins, the artist continues to incorporate new ideas into his work.

Born out of spiritual reflection, Kapoor's pieces strive to give form to the vital and opposing forces, as in his series of “Shadow Prints” — full/empty, material/spiritual, light/darkness, visible/invisible, aware/unaware, male/female, land/sea. Through a visual vocabulary that incorporates color pigments in particular as well as glass fiber and stainless steel, the artist has developed an ambitious body of work in sculpture and installation that at times approaches design and architecture.

Often displayed in public spaces, Kapoor’s sculptures are striking for their apparent simplicity. Yet his work is hard to overlook and has a hold on its audiences.

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(Biography provided by Weng Contemporary – ArtXX AG)

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Creator: Anish Kapoor
Anish Kapoor 'Teardrop' Lamp, 1999 for Tate Gallery, Beautiful
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Located in London, GB
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Alison Wilding, Ceramic Sculpture 'Bowl or Art Object', 1999 for Tate Gallery
By Anish Kapoor, Royal Doulton
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