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This is a new retrospective monograph on the work of internationally renowned contemporary artist Anish Kapoor, winner of the 1991 Turner Prize and creator of "Monumenta 2011". One of the most highly acclaimed sculptors working today, Anish Kapoor enjoys immense popularity and has represented Britain at the Paris and Venice Biennales. His first solo exhibition in Paris in 1980 was followed by numerous others around the world, including Sky Mirror installed at Rockefeller Center in 2006. Kapoor is the fourth artist to create an original work for the immense Grand Palais in Paris. Photographs of this major new work, never before published, complete this monograph. At once metaphysical, profoundly poetic, and visually explosive, Kapoor's work evokes a visceral as well as meditative response. Color reproductions spanning more than three decades of artistic output are accompanied by an incisive interview with the artist, while Kapoor's work is situated and explored in a critical essay by a leading Harvard scholar.
Jean de Loisy is former curator of contemporary art at the Cartier Foundation, and he managed the contemporary gallery at the Centre Pompidou. He has organized several large exhibitions on subjects ranging from representations of Beauty (Avignon, 2000) to the sacred (Centre Pompidou, Paris, 2008).Homi Bhabha is Director of the Humanities Center and the Anne F. Rothenberg Professor of English and American Literature and Language at Harvard University. Bhabha advises key arts institutions including the Institute of Contemporary Arts in London, the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York, and the Rockefeller Foundation. He is an expert on contemporary post-colonial studies, and he published the celebrated work "Location of Culture" in 1994.
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