Anish KAPOOR (1954)

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Born in Bombay in 1954, Anish Kapoor immigrated to the United Kingdom in 1973 where he studied at the Hornsey and the Chelsea College of Art. His work quickly gained international recognition.

He received the Turner Prize in 1991, was crowned Commander of the Order of the British Empire in 2003, and exhibited at the Palace of Versailles in the footsteps of Koons, Lee Ufan and Murakami. With touches of Indian spirituality, his sculptures strike a balance between opposing forces. Our relationship to space and its perception is preponderant; especially in his works using mirrors or stainless steel (Turning the world upside Down #4). The intensity and vibrancy of color is also central to Kapoor’s work, which acquired the exclusive rights to Vantablack in 2016, a black that absorbs over 99.9% of light.


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