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Anish Kapoor [PDF] ✈ Anish Kapoor By Anish Kapoor – Thomashillier.co.uk Anish Kapoor is one of a generation of internationally acclaimed British artists who came to prominence in the s He has since developed a distinctive body of work in stone, marble, pigment, stainless Anish Kapoor is one of a generation of internationally acclaimed British artists who came to prominence in the s He has since developed a distinctive body of work in stone, marble, pigment, stainless steel, and plaster, producing sculptures that can provoke intensely spiritual and physical feelingsThis catalog accompanies Kapoor s first major showing in a public gallery in Britain New pieces created especially for the Hayward Gallery transform the London gallery space, penetrating the walls and floors and giving the impression that the work is growing out of the architecture Included in the show are a series of monumental stone sculptures weighing up to eight tons eachMuch of Kapoor s recent work explores the concept of the void The artist cuts deeply into the stone, sometimes coating the interior surfaces with a rich pigment and transforming the void into a charged, dark space Kapoor also works with reflective surfaces that appear to engulf the viewer and his surroundingsHomi Bhabha s essay asks what kind of theory of art and culture emerges from Kapoor s work Bhabha offers an ethical interpretation that explores the way the sculptures force one to ponder not just art, but the role of art in the world He also comments on how playful Kapoor s work is in its use of color, object, and fantasy, and on how the combination of deadly seriousness and play are essential in his sculptures I am really interested in the end, at the end of the process, at the way a stone is not a stone, the way the stone becomes something else, becomes light, becomes a proposition, becomes a lens Anish Kapoor.

    Free Unlimited eBook with reflective surfaces that appear to engulf the viewer and his surroundingsHomi Bhabha s essay asks what kind of theory of art and culture emerges from Kapoor s work Bhabha offers an ethical interpretation that explores the way the sculptures force one to ponder not just art, but the role of art in the world He also comments on how playful Kapoor s work is in its use of color, object, and fantasy, and on how the combination of deadly seriousness and play are essential in his sculptures I am really interested in the end, at the end of the process, at the way a stone is not a stone, the way the stone becomes something else, becomes light, becomes a proposition, becomes a lens Anish Kapoor."/>
  • Hardcover
  • 120 pages
  • Anish Kapoor
  • Anish Kapoor
  • English
  • 08 June 2019
  • 0520217411

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10 thoughts on “Anish Kapoor

  1. Anushka Aritri Anushka Aritri says:

    A completely random find The cover and sheer size of the book captivated my attention What can I say, I m attracted to big books Especially when it s a sheer red, silky color, not that different from Anish Kapoor s autobiographic book cover.His work and the diversity of techniques were inspiring to me, since I loved his take on altering space, the subtle scrapes with the absurb, the chaos and order, and his diverse usage of techniques and materials Definitely a great artist, and hits my swee A completely random find The cover and sheer size of the book captivated my attention What can I say, I m attracted to big books Especially when it s a sheer red, silky color, not that different from Anish Kapoor s autobiographic book cover.His work and the diversity of techniques were inspiring to me, since I loved his take on altering space, the subtle scrapes with the absurb, the chaos and order, and his diverse usage of techniques and materials Definitely a great artist, and hits my sweet spot when it comes to installation art.I recommend at least a glance at his work, even if you can t bring yourself to read the essays, which were excellent as well

  2. Ruth Ruth says:

    I m a sucker for writers who tell me about books on their subject s shelves So a thank you to David Anfam for that Other essays in the volume were less engaging I knew nothing of Kapoor before this volume though I was familiar with Chicago s Millennium Park Cloud Gate I come away now knowing that 97% of his interior installations are not my cup of tea I find them creepy and disconcerting, and, no, I don t care if that is what you think art is supposed to do I do like the bulk of his exte I m a sucker for writers who tell me about books on their subject s shelves So a thank you to David Anfam for that Other essays in the volume were less engaging I knew nothing of Kapoor before this volume though I was familiar with Chicago s Millennium Park Cloud Gate I come away now knowing that 97% of his interior installations are not my cup of tea I find them creepy and disconcerting, and, no, I don t care if that is what you think art is supposed to do I do like the bulk of his exterior pieces and exhibitions Could Gate, Taratantara, C Curve, etc

  3. Garydtee Garydtee says:

    Excellent biography of one of the most important artists of our generation Highly recommended.

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