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Amazing sculptures by Anish Kapoor

Anish Kapoor  (born 12 March 1954) is an Indian-born British sculptor. Born in Mumbai (Bombay), Kapoor has lived and worked in London since the early 1970s when he moved to study art, first at the Hornsey College of Art and later at the Chelsea School of Art and Design.

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 and in 2002 received the Unilever Commission for the Turbine Hall at Tate Modern. Notable public sculptures include Cloud Gate, Millennium Park, Chicago, Sky Mirror exhibited at the Rockefeller Center, New York in 2006 and Kensington Gardens in 2010, Temenos, at Middlehaven, Middlesbrough, ‘Leviathan’ at the Grand Palais in 2011 andArcelorMittal Orbit commissioned as a permanent artwork for the Olympic Park and due for completion in 2012.

 

Workpieces

 

 

Tall Tree and the Eye
Tall Tree and the Eye

 

Slug
Slug

 

Non-Object (Plane)
Non-Object (Plane)

 

Greyman Cries, Shaman Dies, Billowing Smoke, Beauty Evoked
Greyman Cries, Shaman Dies, Billowing Smoke, Beauty Evoked

 

Sky Mirror
Sky Mirror

 

Dismemberment, Site I
Dismemberment, Site I

 

Push Pull II
Push Pull II

 

Drip
Drip

 

Drop
Drop

 

Inwendig Volle Figure
Inwendig Volle Figure

 

Sky Mirror
Sky Mirror

 

Other Details

 

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Further Reading

www.anishkapoor.com

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anish_Kapoor

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    Very inspiring sculptures, looks stunning.