Anish Kapoor

Born: 1954

Hometown: London, England

Lives and Works: London, England

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Education: Hornsey College of Art, London, England, 1977
Chelsea School of Art, London, England, 1978

Anish Kapoor Bio

About The Artist

One of Britain's most celebrated artists, Anish Kapoor spent his childhood in India but came of age in London, where he moved to study art. An international art star, Kapoor's work mainly consists of simple geometric forms that are monochromatic and reflective. Employing pigment, quarried stone, and stainless steel, Kapoor's work blurs the boundaries between architecture and sculpture. Famous for his major city installations, his most notable pieces include Cloud Gate (best known as "The Bean") in Millennium Park, Chicago and Sky Mirror, a temporary public project at Rockefeller Center, New York. Both a Turner Prize Winner and a Commander of the British Empire, Kapoor represented Britain at the Venice Biennale in 1990.

Anish Kapoor Gallery Art

Galleries

Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York, NY
Lisson Gallery, London, England

Anish Kapoor Permanent Collections

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Courtauld Institute of Art, London, England
De Pont Foundation for Contemporary Art, The Netherlands
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid, Spain
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
Tate Gallery, London, England

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