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anish kapoor

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ANISH KAPOOR “Is it my role as an artist to say something, to express, to be expressive? I think it's my role as an artist to bring to expression, it's not my role to be expressive. I've got nothing particular to say, I don't have any message to give anyone. But it is my role to bring to expression, let's say, to define means that allow phenomenological and other perceptions which one might use, one might work with, and then move towards a poetic existence. “
Anish Kapoor
INTERESTS CREATE SPACE CREATE EMPTINESS DARKNESS LIGHT REFLECTION FORM COLOUR Philosophy not to create a statement morphing shapes what art means to the viewer let viewer intrepret art art "uncovers a deeper truth" Movement post modernism
art tells its own story Materials Stainless steel stone polished and painted strechted fabric Colours red blue - better describes emptiness than black Works - Cloud Gate Millenium Park - Chicago

stainless steel plates
33 x 66 x 42 ft
110 tons
inspiration = liquid mercury
interactive for viewer
capture chicago skyline

Works - Cloud Gate responds well to context - captures existing architecture
tourist attraction
enhances AT&T plaza
"observation deck" of chicago skyline

fun memorable unique ingenious interactive Works - Sky Mirror Nottingham Playhouse - NOttingham

stainless steel
6m diameter
capture environment year round, night and day
image is inverted
shows familiar scenery from new perspective

Works - Sky Mirror existing architecture is retilinear - perfect circle contrasts context
adds excitment to plaza - focal point
can be enjoyed from inside of building and from surrounding park
will create response in viewer - take a well know scene and inverting it unique memorable creating response in viewer ingenius open for interpretation “Anish Kapoor”. CV. Lisson Gallery. Web. January 22, 2011.http://www.lissongallery.com/#/artists/anish-kapoor/cv/

Bhabha, H. “Anish Kapoor.” Making Emptiness. Web. January 22,2011. http://www.anishkapoor.com/writing/index.htm

Berry, F. (2006-2007). “Postmodern Art.” Difference Between Modern Art and Postmodern Art. Gauntlet Publishing. Web. January 22, 2011. http://www.postmodern-art.com/

“Cloud Gate at the AT&T Plaza”. Art and Architecture, The City of Chicago. Web. January 23, 2011. http://www.millenniumpark.org/artandarchitecture/cloud_gate.html

“Conversation Between Curator Marcello Dantas and Anish Kapoor. “(2006-2007). Ascension, Brazil. Web. January 22, 2011. http://www.anishkapoor.com/writing/index.htm

Forster, K. (2003). “Anish Kapoor Parkett 96-2004.” A Word In the Giant’s Ear. Web. January 22, 2011. http://www.anishkapoor.com/writing/index.htm

“Sky Mirror”. (2001). About us: Sky Mirror. Nottingham Playhouse. Web. January 23, 2011. http://www.nottinghamplayhouse.co.uk/about-us/sky-mirror/
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