20 June 2018
The Turner Prize-winning artist Sir Anish Kapoor has filed a lawsuit against the National Rifle Association (NRA) in the US.
13 March 2018
The Turner Prize-winning artist Sir Anish Kapoor has spoken out against the use of an image of his Chicago sculpture “Cloud Gate” in a right-wing NRA
21 February 2018
The Anish Kapoor designed Brit Award statuette was the best part of an otherwise boorish corporate event, this evening.
19 January 2018
Anish Kapoor has announced that he will donate his $1m Genesis Prize Foundation (GPF) award to five prominent NGOs engaged in alleviating the global refugee crisis.
8 May 2017
Descension, one of Anish Kapoor’s most viscerally arresting installations, has been unveiled by Public Art Fund in New York City.
23 March 2017
Anish Kapoor has announced a major new gallery exhibition of work at Lisson in London. The exhibition unveils a new series of sculptures covered in a permeable and translucent mesh, simultaneously wrapping and revealing the inner forms that are protruding and bursting forward into outer space. The geological, corporeal shapes beneath this skin suggest natural processes […]
23 February 2017
Anish Kapoor, The Turner Prize-winning artist has has unveiled his subtle protest reworking of Joseph Beuys’ seminal work
1 February 2017
The Turner Prize-winning artist Sir Anish Kapoor has reworked Joseph Beuys’ seminal work, I Like America and America Likes Me by changing the title to I Like America and America Doesn’t Like Me as a protest against the horrors that are unfolding in Donald Trump’s America. Referencing the poster that Joseph Beuys made for the […]
31 January 2017
Top artists including Anish Kapoor, Rachel Whiteread and Ron Arad have been shortlisted for the newly commissioned London Holocaust memorial. Envisaged as a place for everyone to come to remember the Holocaust, as well as a focal point for annual national commemorations, the Memorial will affirm the United Kingdom’s commitment to stand up against prejudice and hatred.
29 January 2017
Several Turner Prize Winners including Antony Gormley Anish Kapoor and Grayson Perry have created artworks from found material taken from the fire-damaged Glasgow School of Art to raise funds for the restoration.
3 January 2017
Anish Kapoor has hit-back at the ban artist Stuart Semple placed on his purchase of the pigment ‘PINK’. The rivalry started in 2014, when Kapoor bought the exclusive rights to the colour “Vantablack”, developed by tech company Nanosystems, which claims to be the blackest of black pigment available.
Sir Anish Kapoor, The Turner Prize winning artist, has disclosed his anxiety over the collaborative project, which juxtaposes the world’s longest slide, by the German artist Carsten Höller with his ArcelorMittal Orbit sculpture, in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, in London. He told the Guardian that the slide was “foisted” upon him by Boris Johnson, mayor of London. Carsten Höller was recently the subject […]
The argument as to whether an artist can own the copyright to a colour or pigment has escalated this week with Anish Kapoor the Bombay-born, British artist. It seems Mr Kapoor has acquired exclusive rights to the unique Vantablack pigment, reported to be the blackest shade of black in existence. The paint was developed by British company NanoSystems and Vantablack is composed […]
It has been a particularly busy year for the acclaimed dissident Chinese artist Ai Weiwei. Artlyst even joined Ai and Anish Kapoor when the artists joined forces for a walk across London as they strode down London’s Piccadilly at the beginning of an eight-mile journey to show solidarity with refugees around the world. We even […]
Three new works by the Turner Prize winning British artist Sir Anish Kapoor are exhibited in the Gallery of Honour at the Rijksmuseum until 6 March 2016. The three heavily textured reliefs were created from layers of red and white resin and silicone. They depict chunks of meat with blood arteries and entrails. These visceral works enter a visual dialogue with Rembrandt’s late […]
British-Indian sculptor Anish Kapoor, who had recently remarked that India is being ruled by a “Hindu Taliban”, has been removed from the governing body of Rajasthan’s Jawahar Kala Kendra in Jaipur, reports ibtimes.co.in. Though Kapoor’s article criticising the Modi government appeared in a UK daily publication on 12 November, the BJP-ruled state government went on […]
Stratford’s Olympic Park was recently the end-point of Anish Kapoor and Ai Weiwei’s march in support of refugees – the artists joined forces for a walk across London as the two strode down London’s Piccadilly accompanied by a hoard of journalists at the beginning of an eight-mile journey to show solidarity with refugees around the […]
In light of Anish Kapoor’s Olympic Park ArcelorMittal Orbit tower losing £520,000 in 2014-15, burning through £10,000 every week, Artlyst thought it would re-evaluate Kapoor’s towering work. The sculpture/tower, was funded by the ArcelorMittal steel company to the tune of £16 million received £3 million in public funds It opened in 2012 as an observation […]
Anish Kapoor’s Olympic Park ArcelorMittal Orbit tower lost £520,000 in 2014-15. Figures in a report released by the local development agency which oversees the attraction show that the tower is burning £10,000 each week. The London Legacy Development Corporation (LLDC) predicted a profit of £1.2m. The Labour leader at the London Assembly, Len Duvall, labelled it it a “pointless monument at vast taxpayer expense”. […]
Artlyst is again attending Frieze week, the 13th edition of Frieze London taking place in The Regent’s Park, from 14 to 17 October 2015. Having recently attended Ai Weiwei and Anish Kapoor’s march, after the artists joined forces for a walk across London, striding down London’s Piccadilly for an eight-mile journey to show solidarity with […]
Sir Anish Kapoor’s controversial sculpture installed last summer in Versailles Palace gardens is to be coated in gold leaf to cover anti-Semitic graffiti which has recently appeared on the artwork. The piece, titled Dirty Corner, was vandalised several times since it was opened to the public in June. The artist has refused to clean the graffiti off the […]
The British sculptor Anish Kapoor fresh from his walk of solidarity with artist/dissident Ai Weiwei in London, has stated that he will begin to transform his vandalised sculpture Dirty Corner today, as part of a new “artistic intervention”. Vandals had painted a series of slogans, some of them anti-Semitic, on the cavernous piece and surrounding […]
What I admire about Thursday’s public march led by Anish Kapoor and Ai Weiwei eight miles across London is its resourcefulness and simplicity in its show of solidarity for the refugee crisis. Art in its usual form of protest is traditionally highly symbolic (think Guernica), provocative (that chap nailing his genitalia to Red Square), or […]
Artlyst has walked the distance with Ai Weiwei and Anish Kapoor today. The artists have joined forces for a walk across London as they strode down London’s Piccadilly at the beginning of an eight-mile journey to show solidarity with refugees around the world. “This is a walk of compassion, a walk together as if we […]
The Turner Prize winning British artist Anish Kapoor is to exhibit in Moscow this Autumn. The exhibition will include three major sculptures from integral though distinct bodies of work in the artist’s sculptural language: voids, mirrors, and the auto-generated. Rendered in pigment, steel and wax, the works epitomise Kapoor’s manipulation of matter to create a landscape and geology […]
The Turner Prize winning Artist Anish Kapoor has been infuriated by a Chinese sculpture clearly plagiarising his iconic ‘Cloud Gate’ AKA “The bean’ sculpture in Chicago. “It seems that in China today it is permissible to steal the creativity of others,” he said, in a statement. Chinese media, have reported that the stainless steel work located in Karamay, […]
The Turner Prize winning artist, Sir Anish Kapoor has invited German artist Carsten Höller, who is currently the subject of a major show at the Hayward Gallery, to create a giant slide for The ArcelorMittal Orbit in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in London. The sculpture which was created for the 2012 games has always resembled […]
First we had Paul McCarthy’s giant inflatable ‘sex toy’ sculpture being reduced to a flaccid lump of plastic on one of Paris’s swankiest squares after vandals attacked the work ‘Tree’ when it was on display at the Place Vendome in Paris. Now, in the wake of criticism for Anish Kapoor’s latest work in Versailles ‘Dirty […]