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Peabody Essex Museum loaned 3 giants of contemporary and modern Indian art: Anish Kapoor, Francis Newton Souza, Paritosh Sen

Posted on June 9, 2010

INDIAN ART AMERICAN ART MUSEUM COLLECTIONS This year, the Peabody Essex Museum (PEM) has acquired three major works on loan from the Harmony Art Foundation: Anish Kapoor’s Halo (2006), Francis Newton Souza’s Birth (1955)and Paritosh Sen’s Amhedabad scene (1984). “We are thrilled to have these three key works from the Ambani Collection,” says Lynda Roscoe Hartigan, […]

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Anish Kapoor given sculptural commission in London’s Olympic Park

Posted on April 14, 2010

ANISH KAPOOR TO DESIGN SCULPTURE FOR LONDON’S OLYMPIC PARK Anish Kapoor’s new work, to be titled The ArcelorMittal Orbit, will commemorate the London 2012 Olympics in Olympic Park.   Anish Kapoor has received a commission to construct The ArcelorMittal Orbit in London’s Olympic Park, continuing his successes in London following a 2003 Unilever installation in […]

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Indian artist Anish Kapoor’s solo at Royal Academy – what did the critics call it? Performance art and Turkish toilet

Posted on January 11, 2010

INDIAN CONTEMPORARY ART SCULPTURE Anish Kapoor’s sculpture fills London’s Royal Academy British Indian artist Anish Kapoor’s mid-career retrospective at the Royal Academy in London, England, has just wrapped up. Two years in the making, the exhibition ran from 26 September to 11 December 2009. It must have been at least a little daunting for the […]

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Royal Academy announces Anish Kapoor retrospective London 2009

Posted on October 27, 2008

  INDIAN SCULPTURE Anish Kapoor is having a busy year. His work commanded one of the top 10 prices achieved at Sotheby’s Contemporary Day Sale at Bond Street London on July 2 2008. His summer survey in ICA Boston ended September 2008 but now Royal Insitute of British Architects holds an exhibition of his models and the British […]

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Caochangdi, Beijing’s newest art if Anish Kapoor designed an art quarter in his spare time

Posted on August 17, 2008

ARTS DISTRICT BEIJING CHINA Now Caochang-di is not yet on the radar of hotels and cab drivers, but it is quite extraordinary. In effect, it’s a gallery quarter where the most interesting buildings have been designed by Ai Weiwei, one of the two or three most important Chinese artists. It’s as if Anish Kapoor had […]

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Anish Kapoor plans largest public artwork in the world in north of England

Posted on July 31, 2008

          INDIAN MONUMENTAL SCULPTURE PROJECT UK It began with a pair of tights and two rings. It will become the world’s largest public art project: five huge sculptures dotted around a region attempting to rejuvenate itself. The Tees Valley Giants, unveiled today, are the work of Turner prize-winning artist Anish Kapoor […]

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Indian sculptor Anish Kapoor in Boston, US show to Sep 7 2008

Posted on July 15, 2008

Anish Kapoor Brandy Wine 2007     INDIAN ARTIST IN US SHOW INSTITUTE OF CONTEMPORARY ART, BOSTON  To Sept. 7 2008:  “Anish Kapoor: Past, Present and Future.” (click for images) The show features 14 works created since 1980 and documents the increasing complexity (his sculptures may appear deceptively simple at first glance) and abstraction of Kapoor’s […]

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Indian born sculptor Anish Kapoor in top 10 at Sothebys London Contemporary Day Sale July 2008

Posted on July 6, 2008

AUCTION LONDON Bombay born UK based sculptor Anish Kapoor was the only Asian artist in the top 10 prices achieved at Sotheby’s Contemporary Day Sale at Bond Street London on July 2 2008. Kapoor’s untitled black belgian granite work achieved a price of US$960,575. Born in 1954 and educated at the Chelsea School of Art […]

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New media art showcased in first Indian festival of its kind

Posted on October 19, 2010

INDIA FESTIVALS NEW MEDIA ART Artists, critics, historians and art lovers gathered at the First National Art Week of New Media in late September this year at the Government Museum and Art Gallery in Chandigarh, India, through the collaboration between the National Lalit Kala Akademi and Chandigarh Lalit Kala Akademi. The six-day panorama is a […]

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Jitish Kallat talks about Saatchi exhibition of Indian works to Economist – video

Posted on October 13, 2010

INDIAN CONTEMPORARY ART EXHIBITIONS LONDON VIDEO Between January and May this year, Indian contemporary artist Jitish Kallat displayed seven pieces, paintings, sculptures and installations, at Saatchi Gallery, London with 23 other contemporary Indian artists in an exhibition called “The Empire Strikes Back: Indian Art Today”. In a video produced by The Economist titled “Jitish Kallat: perspectives on […]

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