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Anish Kapoor

British, 1954

Biography

Anish Kapoor

Education

  • 1977     Chelsea School of Art, London, UK
    1973     Hornsey College of Art, London, UK

Selected Solo Exhibitions

  • 2021
    Anish Kapoor, Shenzhen Museum of Contemporary Art and Urban Planning, Shenzhen, China
    Anish Kapoor, Lisson Gallery, London, UK
    Anish Kapoor: Painting, Modern Art Oxford, Oxford, UK 

    2020       
    Anish Kapoor: Howl, Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich, Germany
    Anish Kapoor, Houghton Hall, Norfolk, UK
    Anish Kapoor, Regen Projects, Los Angeles, US

    2019       
    Surge, Foundacion Proa, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Lisson Gallery, New York, US
    Anish Kapoor, Central Academy of Fine Arts Museum and Imperial Ancestral Temple, Beijing, China

    2019       
    Anish Kapoor, Lisson Gallery, London, UK
    Anish Kapoor, Fundación CorpArtes, Santiago, Chile
    Anish Kapoor, Pitzhanger Manor & Gallery, London, UK

    2018      
    Anish Kapoor, Galerie Klüser, München, Germany
    Anish Kapoor in Beppu, Beppu Park, Oita, Japan
    Anish Kapoor, Serralves Museum, Porto, Portugal
    Anish Kapoor, Gallery F 15, Moss, Norway
    ANOTHER (M)OTHER, Galerie Kamel Mennour, Paris, France

    2017               
    Anish Kapoor. My Red Homeland, Musée d’Art et Contemporain, Saint–Ètienne Mètropole, France
    Concept of Happiness. Anish Kapoor’s Outline of Collapse, Eye of Gyre, Tokyo, Japan
    Places of Origin–Monuments for the 21st Century, MAST Foundation, Bologna, Italy
    Destierro, Parque de la Memoria, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Descension, Brooklyn Bridge Park, Public Art Fund, New York, US
    Lisson Gallery, London, UK
    Galleria Massimo Minini, Brescia, Italy

    2016               
    Museo d’Arte Contemporane, Rome, Italy
    Galleria Continua, Havana, Cuba
    Descension, Nuit Blanche 2016, The Seine, Paris, France
    Archaeology: Biology, Museo Universitario Arte Contemporáneo (MUAC), Mexico City, Mexico
    Casamadre Arte Contemporanea, Naples, Italy
    SCAI The Bathhouse, Tokyo, Japan
    Gagosian Gallery, Hong Kong
    Gathering Clouds, Kukje Gallery, Seoul, Korea
    Anish Kapoor, Lisson Gallery, Milan, Italy
    Tomorrow you will be in Paradise, Gladstone Gallery, New York, US

    2015   
    Descension, Galleria Continua, San Gimignano, Italy
    Anish Kapoor, Chateau de Versailles, Yvelines, France
    Anish Kapoor, Lisson Gallery, London, UK
    Anish Kapoor, Gladstone Gallery, Brussels, Belgium
    Anish Kapoor, Regen Projects, Los Angeles, US

    2013   
    Anish Kapoor, Sakıp Sabancı Museum, Istanbul, Turkey
    Kapoor in Berlin, Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin, Germany

    2012 
    Anish Kapoor, Gladstone Gallery, New York, US
    PinchuckArtCentre, Kiev, Ukraine
    Lisson Gallery, London, UK
    Anish Kapoor, De Pont Foundation for Contemporary Art, Tilburg, The Netherlands
    Anish Kapoor, Leeum, Samsung Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
    Museum of Contemporary Art Australia, Sydney, Australia

    2011    
    Flashback, Manchester Art Gallery, Manchester; Nottingham Castle Museum & Art Gallery, Nottingham; Longside Gallery, Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Wakefield, UK
    Leviathan, Monumenta 2011 / Anish Kapoor, Grand Palais, Paris, France
    Between Shit and Architecture, Galerie Kamel Mennour, Chapelle des Petits Augustins Beaux-Arts de Paris, Paris, France
    Anish Kapoor, Rotonda della Besana, Milan, Italy

    2010 
    Anish Kapoor: Delhi, Mumbai, National Gallery of Modern Art New Delhi, New Delhi, India & Studios Mumbai, Mumbai, India
    Anish Kapoor, SCAI the Bathhouse, Tokyo, Japan
    Turning the World Upside Down, Kensington Gardens, London, UK

    2009    
    Anish Kapoor, Royal Academy of Arts, London, UK
    Anish Kapoor Drawings, Regen Projects, Los Angeles, US
    Anish Kapoor, New Works, Lisson Gallery, London, UK
    Memory, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, US
    Anish Kapoor Islamic Mirror, Museum of the Monasterio de Santa Clara, Murcia, Spain
    Anish Kapoor: Memory, Deutsche Guggenheim, Berlin, Germany

    2008
    Anish Kapoor, Gladstone Gallery, New York, USA
    Anish Kapoor, Gladstone Gallery, Brussels, Belgium
    Anish Kapoor, Kukje Gallery, Seoul, Korea

    2007
    Anish Kapoor. Works on Paper, Gladstone Gallery, New York, US
    Anish Kapoor – Svayambh, Musee des Beaux Arts, Nantes, France; travelled to Haus der Kunst, Munich, Germany

    2006
    Anish Kapoor, Regen Projects, Los Angeles, US
    Sky Mirror, Rockefeller Center (Public Art Fund), New York, US
    Anish Kapoor, Lisson Gallery, London, UK

    2005
    Japanese Mirrors, SCAI the Bathhouse, Tokyo, Japan

    2004      
    Whiteout, Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York, US
    Cloud Gate, Chicago Millennium Park, Chicago, US
    Anish Kapoor, Galleria Massimo Minini, Brescia, Italy

    2003 
    Painting, Lisson Gallery, London, UK
    Anish Kapoor, Kukje Gallery, Seoul, Korea

    2002 
    Marsyas, The Unilever Series for the Turbine Hall, Tate Modern, London, UK

    2001 
    Anish Kapoor, Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York, US

    2000 
    Blood, Lisson Gallery, London, UK
    Anish Kapoor, Regen Projects, Los Angeles, US

    1999
    Anish Kapoor, SCAI the Bathhouse, Tokyo, Japan

    1998
    Anish Kapoor, Gallery Massimo Minini, Brescia, Italy
    Her Blood, La Chapelle de la Salpétrière, Paris, France
    Anish Kapoor, Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York, US

    1997 
    Anish Kapoor, Galerie Lucien Durand, Paris, France

    1996 
    Anish Kapoor, Kunst-Station Sankt Peter, Cologne, Germany

    1995 
    Anish Kapoor, Fondazione Prada, Milan, Italy
    Anish Kapoor, Gourds, Nishimura Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

    1993 
    Anish Kapoor, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Tel Aviv, Israel

    1991 
    Anish Kapoor (Organized in co-operation with the British Council), Palacio de Velazquez, Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid, Spain

    1990 
    Anish Kapoor, Drawings, Tate Gallery, London, UK

    1989 
    Kohji Ogura Gallery (in Co-operation with the Lisson Gallery), Nagoya, Japan

    1988 
    Lisson Gallery, London, UK

    1987 
    Anish Kapoor: Works on Paper 1975 – 1987, Ray Hughes Gallery, Sydney, Australia; travelled to MOMA, Brisbane, Australia

    1986 
    Anish Kapoor, Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo, Norway

    1985 
    Lisson Gallery, London, UK

    1983 
    Feeling into Form, Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool, UK; travelled to Le Nouveau Musee, Villeurbanne/Lyon, France

    1981 
    Anish Kapoor, Coracle Press, London, UK

    1980 
    Anish Kapoor, Patrice Alexandre, Paris, France

Selected Group Exhibitions

  • 2021
    ECTOPIA, Forum Leverkusen, Leverkusen, Germany
    Light: Works from the Tate Collection, Buk-Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
    Light & Space, Copenhagen Contemporary, Denmark

    2020    
    Bangkok Art Biennale 2020: Escape Routes, Bangkok, Thailand
    Selected works in London, Lisson Gallery, London, UK
    The Artist-Collector’s Dream (A Nice Thing), Galleria Continua, San Gimignano, Italy
    LX by Archeus/ Post-Modern, LX ARTS NYC, New York, US
    Objects of Wonder: From Pedestal, to Interaction, Aros Aahus Kunstmuseum, Århus, Denmark

    2019    
    Pushing paper: contemporary drawing from 1970 to now, British Museum, London, UK
    Reflections on Space and Time, Galeria Nara Roesler, São Paulo, Brazil
    A Time Capsule Continued, Parkett Exhibition Space, Zurich, Switzerland
    Objects of Wonder: British Sculpture from the Tate Collection 1950 – Present, Palais Populaire, Berlin, Germany
    A National Treasure: Fred Meijer, His Collection and Legacy, Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park, Grand Rapids, US

    2018    
    Minimalism: Space, Light, Object, National Gallery Singapore and ArtScience Museum, Singapore
    Rituals of Signs and Metamorphosis, Red Brick Art Museum, Beijing, China
    Space Shifters, Hayward Gallery, London, UK
    Daniel Buren & Anish Kapoor, Galleria Continua, San Gimignano, Italy

    2017    
    Everything at Once, Lisson Gallery X The Vinyl Factory, The store studios, 180 The strand, London, UK
    ReView, De Pont at 25: Anniversary Exhibition, De Pont Museum, Tillburg, The Netherlands
    A Journey, Kewenig Gallery, Berlin, Germany
    Lyric on a Battlefield, Galdstone Gallery, New York, US
    Euro Visions: Contemporary Art from the Goldberg Collection, National Art School Gallery, Sydney, Australia
    The Creative Act: Performance, Process, Presence, Guggenheim Abu Dhabi, UAE
    Colori, Castello di Rivoli Museo D’Arte Contemporanea, Turin, Italy
    Intuition, Palazzo Fortuny, Venice, Italy
    Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy of Arts, London, UK

    2016    
    Daydreaming with Stanley Kubrick, Somerset House, London, UK
    Seeing Round Corners: The Art of the Circle, Turner Contemporary, Margate, UK
    Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy of Arts, London, UK
    Yinchuan Biennale, Yinchuan, China

    2015 
    Folia Continua- 25 Years of Galleria Continua, Cent Quatare, Paris, France
    History Is Now: 7 Artists Take on Britain, Hayward Gallery, London, UK

    2014
    Formes Simples, Centre Pompidou-Metz, Metz, France
    Making Links: 25 Years, SCAI the Bathhouse, Tokyo, Japan

    2013    
    Earth and Elsewhere: Contemporary works from the Collection, Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane, Australia
    Las huellas del camino. CAC Málaga, una década, CAC Málaga, Málaga, Spain
    Nostalgic for the Future, Lisson Gallery, London, UK
    Dynamo – A Century of Light and Motion in Art, 1913-2013, Grand Palais, Paris, France

    2012
    Prism. Drawings from 1990 to 2012, Museum of Contemporary Art, Oslo, Norway
    Light and Landscape, Storm King Art Centre, Mountainville, US

    2011    
    Silent Echoes: Collection Exhibition II, 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa, Japan
    Picasso to Koons: The Artist as Jeweler, Museum of Arts & Design, New York, USA; travelled to Bass Museum of Art, Miami, US
    Black Swan: The Exhibition, Regen Projects, Los Angeles, US

    2010               
    ColorForms, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C., US
    Itinéraires de l’élégance entre l’Orient et l’Occident, Villa Empain, Boghossian Foundation, Brussels, Belgium
    Outside the Box, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, US
    Contemplating the Void, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, US

    2009    
    Marble, Gagosian Gallery, New York, US
    Incidental Affairs: Contemporary Art of Transient States, Suntory Museum, Osaka, Japan 
    Domus Collection New York | Beijing, White Space, Beijing, China
    3rd Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art, Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art, Moscow, Russia

    2008    
    Traces du Sacré, Centres Georges Pompidou, Paris, France
    Blood on Paper- the Art of the Book, Victoria and Albert Museum, London, UK
    For What We Are About To Receive, Gagosian Gallery, Moscow, Russia

    2007    
    Contrepoint III, The Louvre, Paris, France
    Makers and Modelers, Gladstone Gallery, New York, US

    2006    
    The Expanded Eye, Kunsthaus Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland  
    How to Improve the World, Hayward Gallery, London, UK

    2005    
    Universal Experience, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Chicago, US
    Colour After Klein, Barbican Art Gallery, London, UK
    British Sculpture Show, Kunsthalle Würth, Schwäbisch Hall, Germany

    2004    
    5th Gwangju Biennale – A Grain of Dust a Drop of Water, Gwangju, Korea

Selected Projects

  • 2017
    Ark Nova Tokyo 2017, Tokyo Midtown, Japan

    2013    
    Art Nova, Lucerne Festival, Matsushima, Japan

    2012    
    Orbit, Queen Elizabeth Park, London, UK

    2011    
    Leviathan, Grand Palais, Monumenta, Paris, France

    2010    
    Temenos, Middlesbrough. Frist of the Five Tees Valley Giants Sculptures, public artworks commissioned as part of Tees Valley Regeneration (TVR), North Shore and Stockton, Tees Valley, UK
    Turning the World Upside Down, Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel

    2009
    Brighton Festival, Guest Artistic Director
    Earth Cinema, Arte Pollini, Basilicata, Italy

    2008    
    56 Leonard Street, Collaboration with Herzog and de Meuron

    2006   
    Sky Mirror, Rockefeller Center, New York, US

    2004    
    Cloud Gate, Millennium Park, Chicago, US
    L’Origine du monde, 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa, Japan

    2002    
    Marsyas, Turbine Hall, The Unilever Series, Tate Modern, London, UK

    2001    
    Sky Mirror, Nottingham Playhouse, Nottingham, UK

    2000    
    Taratantara, BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead, UK

    1995    
    Mountain, Toronto, Canada

    1994    
    Mountain, Tachikawa Art Project, Japan

Selected Awards

  • 2014    
    Honorary Fellowship, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK

    2013
    Knighthood, UK

    2011       
    Praemium Imperiale, Japan Art Association, Japan
    Ordre des Arts et des Lettres, France

    2003       
    Commandeer of the Order of the British Empire, UK

    2001      
    Honorary Fellowship, Royal Institute of British Architecture, London, UK

    1999       
    Elected Royal Academician, Royal Academy of Arts, London, UK
    Honorary Fellowship, University of Wolverhampton, Wolverhampton, UK

    1997       
    Honorary Fellowship, London Institute, London, UK
    Honorary Fellowship, Leeds University, Leeds, UK

    1991       
    Turner Prize, Tate Gallery, London, UK

    1990       
    Premio Duemila, 44th Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy

Selected Public and Private Collections

  • Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, US
    Arts Council of Great Britain, UK
    Auckland City Art Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand
    British Council Collection, UK
    Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, US
    Contemporary Art Society, London, UK
    De Pont Foundation, Tilburg, The Netherlands
    Fine Art Museum of San Francisco, US
    Fukuoka City Museum, Fukuoka, Japan
    Fundacio Berardo, Lisbon, Portugal
    Hara Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Japan
    Heide Park and Art Gallery, Victoria, Australia
    Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C., US
    Kloster Schönthal, Basel, Switzerland
    Leeds City Art Gallery, Leeds, UK
    Moderna Galerija, Ljublijana, Slovenia
    Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Musée St. Pierre, Lyon, France
    Museo National Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid, Spain
    Museo d’Arte Contemporanea, Prato, Italy
    Museum of Modern Art, New York, US
    National Gallery, Ottawa, Canada
    Nelson Atkins Museum, Kansas City, US
    Rijksmuseum Kroller-Muller, Otterlo, The Netherlands
    Leeum Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
    San Diego Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, US
    San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, US
    Tate Collection, London, UK
    Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Tel Aviv, Israel
    21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa, Japan
    Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, Canada
    Weltkunst Foundation, Zurich, Switzerland
    Wilhelm Lehmbruck Museum, Duisburg, Germany

Publications

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News

Selected Press

2016-10-07 Korea Joongang Daily
2016-10-00 LUXURY
2016-10-00 INTERIORS
2016-10-00 World Sculpture News
2016-09-19 livemint
2016-09-09 The Korea Herald
2016-09-00 CA
2016-09-00 Randian
2015-10-00 월간미술
2015-08-00 서울아트가이드
2015-06-15 Paris Zigzag
2015-06-10 Korea Joongang Daily
2015-06-05 New York Times
2015-06-00 The Art Newspaper
2014-10-00 PUBLIC ART
Venice Biennale: Anish Kapoor's works stir conversations on beauty and brutality   pdf Architectural Digest
Anish Kapoor’s Largest Outdoor Sculpture Show Includes New Work Plus Famous Sky Mirror   pdf Forbes
Surprise in store as Anish Kapoor’s ‘reflective’ UK exhibition opens   pdf Financial Times
Anish Kapoor on myth, meaning and melancholia   pdf Wallpaper
Anish Kapoor interview: ‘How can a bit of paint on a canvas be worth £50 million?’   pdf The Telegraph
아니쉬 카푸어 개인전 <Gathering Clouds>   pdf 미술과 비평
[ART & SPACE] Anish Kapoor   pdf bob
Kapoor show twists reality   pdf Korea Joongang Daily
아니쉬 카푸어의 '반대'라는 말   pdf BAZAAR ART
인식 너머 보이지 않는 예술   pdf Style H
시선을 사로잡는 힘   pdf LUXURY
조각, 공간에 쓰인 시 아니쉬 카푸어   pdf 美術世界
아니쉬 카푸어 개인전   pdf INTERIORS
아니쉬 카푸어 개인전 <Gathering Clouds>   pdf ArtWIDE
ANISH KAPOOR, GATHERING CLOUDS   pdf bob
Reflection and Distortion   pdf World Sculpture News
What Only Art Can Do: ‘Anish Kapoor: Gathering Clouds’   pdf SPACE
아니쉬 카푸어와 알렉스 프라거의 신세계   pdf HEREN
Anish Kapoor reflects on Korea’s maturing art identity, as Kukje Gallery leads the charge   pdf Wallpaper
‘You could disappear into it’: Anish Kapoor on his exclusive rights to the ‘blackest black’   pdf the Guardian
단순하지만 오묘한 비정형의 이미지 잔치   pdf 동아일보
최욱경·신성희·백영수·김덕기…발칙·참신한 상상력을 구입하라   pdf 한국경제
Anish Kapoor’s twisted feat   pdf livemint
[아주 동영상] 국제갤러리 아니쉬 카푸어 개인전 'Gathering Clouds'   pdf 아주경제
밤하늘엔 보름달이…미술관엔 별들의 작품이…   pdf 서울경제
Anish Kapoor Talks Void Forms and Vag   pdf observer
Twisted, distorted magical world      pdf korea.net
뒤틀린 스테인리스 덩어리…깊이 알 수 없는 블랙   pdf 이데일리
조각 거장 애니시 카푸어 "예술…단순할수록 더 깊죠"    pdf 매일경제
Fall art shows in full swing    pdf The Korea Herald
A conversation with Anish Kapoor   pdf OCULA
“예술은 물성과 비물성의 관계속에서 만들어지는 것”   pdf 세계일보
Vantablack ist keine Farbe – Anish Kappor in der Kukje Gallery   pdf Sabine B. Vogel
조각의 거장 카푸어 “단순할수록 더 깊다”   pdf 한국일보
As Anish Kapoor Opens Show in Seoul, He Considers Skipping China Biennial   pdf Blouinartinfo
세계적 조각가 아니쉬 카푸어, 국제갤러리서 개인전   pdf 한국경제
Anish Kapoor Reveals His Hopes for Vantablackat Seoul’s Kukje Gallery   pdf artnet
아니쉬 카푸어의 마법…거울조각에 홀리다   pdf 한겨레
'뒤틀린 스테인리스 덩어리'의 반사 반사…아니쉬 카푸어展   pdf NEWSIS
GATHERING CLOUDS   pdf CA
<아니쉬 카푸어_Gathering Clouds>   pdf Public Art
ANISH KAPOOR “Gathering Clouds” Kukje Gallery Seoul   pdf Randian
安尼施·卡普尔个展   pdf Randian
영국 크리에이터 애니시 커푸어+토머스 헤더윅, 서울을 수놓다   pdf Style조선일보
아니쉬 카푸어 개인전 ‘개더링 클라우즈’ 개최   pdf F.OUND
아니쉬 카푸어 4년만에 한국 개인전..."물성이 창출하는 비현실적 차원 다뤄"   pdf 경향신문
비정형과 비물질성에 대한 탐구…'스타 작가' 카푸어 개인전   pdf 연합뉴스
손에 잡힐 듯 잡히지 않는…아니쉬 카푸어의 조각을 만나다   pdf 헤럴드경제
현대미술 거장' 아니쉬 카푸어 "형태 단순할수록 큰 의미   pdf news1
Clouds Gather for Anish Kapoor in South Korea   pdf Blouinartinfo
Anish Kapoor   pdf 월간미술
아니쉬 카푸어   pdf 서울아트가이드
베르사유 궁에 인 파문   pdf Heren
ANISH KAPOOR INVESTIT VERSAILLES   pdf Paris Zigzag
Kapoor provokes with 'Dirty Corner' sculpture   pdf Korea Joongang Daily
Anish Kapoor, un sculpteur renversant à Versailles   pdf La Croix
Versailles : cinq choses à savoir sur Anish Kapoor   pdf Le Figaro
Palace revolutionary: Anish Kapoor at Versailles   pdf Financial Times
Avoiding niceties at Versailles   pdf New York Times
애니시 커푸어의 광할한 우주   pdf beyond
Anish Kapoor's revolution in Versailles   pdf The Art Newspaper
애니시 커푸어, 권력의 영광에 도전하다   pdf artnow
ANISH KAPOOR   pdf PUBLIC ART
애니쉬 카푸어가 만든 희망을 실어 나르는 배   pdf article