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Anish Kapoor

 (born 1954)
Anish (Sir) Kapoor is active/lives in India, United Kingdom.  Anish Kapoor is known for Modernist object sculpture, installation.

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Anish Kapoor

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Minimalist sculptor and printmaker Anish Kapoor was born in Bombay, India in 1954, but after study in London, England, has lived there since 1982. His art education includes the Hornsey College of Art, 1973-1977, and Chelsea School of Art, 1977-1978, both in London.

He taught at Wolverhampton Polytechnic in 1979. Kapoor was artist-in-residence at Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool, England, in 1982. His awards include the Premio Duemila at the Venice Biennale, 1990; the Turner Award, 1991; and an honorary doctoral degree from the University of Leeds, England, 1994.

Among his many public sculptures is the centerpiece at Millennium Park in Chicago, Illinois, named Cloud Gate. Constructed between 2004 and 2006, the sculpture   ...  Displaying 750 of 4457 characters.



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About  Anish Kapoor

Born:  1954 - Bombay, India
Known for:  Modernist object sculpture, installation