Anish Kapoor

Anish Kapoor is considered one of the most influential sculptors working today. He was born in Mumbai in 1954 and lives and works in London. He studied at Hornsey College of Art followed by postgraduate studies at Chelsea School of Art, London. Recent solo exhibitions include: Houghton Hall, Norfolk, UK (2020), Pitzhanger Manor, London (2019); Serralves, Museu de Arte Contemorânea, Porto (2018); Parque de la Memoria, Buenos Aires (2017); Museo d’Arte Contemporanea di Roma (MACRO), Rome (2016); Museo Universitario Arte Contemporáneo (MUAC), Mexico City (2016); Château de Versailles, France (2015). Permanent commissions include Cloud Gate (2004) for the Millennium Park in Chicago; Orbit for the London 2012 Olympic Park, and Ark Nova (2013), the world’s first inflatable mobile concert hall, Japan. Kapoor represented Britain at the 44th Venice Biennale for which he was awarded the Premio Duemila and won the Turner Prize in 1991. In 2013, he received a knighthood for services to the arts.

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