23 septembre 2015

Anish Kapoor's first solo show in Russia opens at Jewish Museum and Tolerance Center

Anish Kapoor, My Red Homeland, 2003, Wax and oil-based paint, steel arm and motor, Diameter: 12 m. Photo: Nic Tenwiggenhorn. ©Anish Kapoor, 2015 MOSCOW.- The Jewish Museum and Tolerance Center, supported by Lisson Gallery, London, will present the first solo exhibition of works by Anish Kapoor in Russia, opening on 21 September 2015 to coincide with the Moscow Biennale. Anish Kapoor is one of the most influential artists in the world, who has changed the perception of contemporary sculpture. Born in Bombay,... [Lire la suite]

30 juin 2015

Here's looking at you: Anish Kapoor's mirror leads Bonhams Contemporary Art Sale

Anish Kapoor (born 1954), Untitled, 2012; signed twice and dated 2012 twice on the reverse; stainless steel and lacquer; 124.5 by 124.5 by 30 cm.; 49 by 49 by 11 13/16 in. Estimate £400,000 - 600,000 (€560,000 - 840,000). Photo: Bonhams. LONDON.- Anish Kapoor’s Untitled 2012 is one of the star lots at Bonhams Postwar and Contemporary sale on July 1. Estimated at £400,000-600,000, the monumental convex disc is one of his signature mirrored works, with the stainless... [Lire la suite]
07 juin 2015

Anish Kapoor au Château de Versailles

Anish Kapoor, "C-Curve" © Tadzio PARIS.- Anish Kapoor est l’artiste qu’a choisi Catherine Pégard pour l’été 2015 à Versailles. Sculpteur aux créations très diverses, toujours intrigantes, souvent déstabilisantes, il va déployer un choix de ses œuvres, dont plusieurs inédites, principalement dans les jardins, mais aussi pour la première fois, depuis que les artistes contemporains sont invités à exposer à Versailles, dans l’historique salle du Jeu de Paume avec une installation spectaculaire. Le public français a pu découvrir... [Lire la suite]
20 mai 2015

Anish Kapoor sculpture 'Blood Mirror' surprises with surface and sound effects

Anish Kapoor, 'Blood Mirror', 2000 (detail). Stainless steel and lacquer, 78 in. diameter. Photo courtesy Heather James Fine Art PALM DESERT, CA.- Heather James Fine Art is offering an important sculpture by Anish Kapoor, one of the world’s most influential contemporary artists. At 78 inches in diameter, the stainless steel and lacquer Blood Mirror consumes its space and everything around it. It captivates and resonates with viewers, who seldom resist engaging with the art.  Anish... [Lire la suite]
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24 mars 2015

Anish Kapoor presents a series of giant and wildly expressive resin and silicon works

Anish Kapoor, 2015. Silicone, 293 x 218 cm © Anish Kapoor, Courtesy Lisson Gallery. LONDON.- A radical return to painting marks this new solo show by Anish Kapoor, whose work continues to evolve, seduce and challenge, more than three decades since he first exhibited at Lisson Gallery. A new group of vast, seething red and white resin and silicon paintings, emerging from an intensive process of creative exploration, dominate the main room. These can be read in distinct but overlapping registers, evoking at once the raw... [Lire la suite]
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06 juillet 2013

Masterpiece London proves its prominence with record visitor numbers and strong sales

A George II carved wood and giltwood ‘octopus’ side table, attributed to Matthias Lock, one of the finest English designers of the 18th century. Photo: Courtesy of Mallett. LONDON.- Masterpiece London saw a rise in visitor figures ending with an overall increase of 20% on last year’s attendance. Just under 34,000 people in total came to the fair to enjoy the breath-taking calibre of art, antiques and unique collector’s items for sale.  Many exhibitors reported strong sales this year throughout the fair, and across all... [Lire la suite]

12 juin 2013

Phillips auction house announces highlights from London June Contemporary Auctions

Anish Kapoor, Untitled, 1996. Midnight blue pigment on aluminium, 200.7 x 200.7 x 25.4 cm. (79 x 79 x 10 in.). Estimate £1,000,000 - 1,500,000. Image courtesy of Phillips LONDON.- Phillips announced highlights from the upcoming June Contemporary Art auctions, featuring 176 lots with a combined pre-sale low estimate of £15,364,000 / $23,930,000 and a pre-sale high estimate of £23,007,000 / $35,840,000.  “We are pleased to present our June Contemporary Art Evening Sale, headlining an important work by Glenn Brown entitled... [Lire la suite]
19 mai 2013

Survey of the abstract poetic work from 1988 to the present by Anish Kapoor opens in Berlin

Anish Kapoor: Shooting into the Corner. 2008-2009 (detail) Mixed media, Dimensions variable. Photo: Nic Tenwiggenhorn © Anish Kapoor / VG Bildkunst, Bonn, 2013 BERLIN.- Anish Kapoor is one of the most important of the world’s contemporary artists. Kapoor has developed a multi-faceted oeuvre using materials, such as stone, steel, wax, pigment, PVC and high-tech material. In his objects, sculptures and installations the boundaries between painting and sculpture become blurred. For his first major exhibition in Berlin he uses the... [Lire la suite]
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05 mai 2012

Anish Kapoor (B.1954), Untitled

Anish Kapoor (B.1954), Untitled. Photo Sotheby's signed and dated 2000 on the reverse; ink and gouache on paper; 22 1/2 by 30 in. 57.2 by 76.2 cm. Lot 439. Estimate 40,000-60,000 USD PROVENANCE: Regen Projects, Los AngelesAcquired by the present owner from the above in 2001 Sotheby's. Contemporary Art Day Auction. New York | 10 mai 2012, 10:00 AM www.sothebys.com 
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30 mai 2011

Anish Kapoor, «Almost Nothing» @ Galerie Kamel Mennour

Anish Kapoor, Sister, 2005. Fibre de verre, bois, peinture, 180,5 x 180,5 x 35,5 cm. Courtesy Galerie Kamel Mennour © Anish Kapoor Pour sa première exposition personnelle à la galerie Kamel Mennour, Anish Kapoor présente un ensemble d'œuvres autour de l'idée du vide et de l'immatérialité, concepts récurrents depuis le milieu des années 1980. À la suite des Pigment Pieces qui l'ont rendu célèbre, l'artiste entreprit de creuser la pierre afin d'en tapisser l'intérieur de pigment sombre. Il s'aperçut bien vite que ce vide n'était pas... [Lire la suite]
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