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© Anish Kapoor. All rights reserved, DACS 2020. Photo credit: The Pier Arts Centre

Untitled 2007

Anish Kapoor (b.1954)

The Pier Arts Centre

(b Bombay [Mumbai], 12 Mar. 1954). British abstract sculptor, born in India, the son of a Hindu father and Jewish-Iraqi mother. He settled in London in 1973. Although his sculpture is not obviously indebted to his Asian background, he feels an affinity with the spirituality of Indian art: ‘I don't want to make sculpture about form…I wish to make sculpture about belief, or about passion, about experience that is outside of material concern.

Text source: The Oxford Dictionary of Art and Artists (Oxford University Press)

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