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Anish Kapoor

Biography

Born in India in 1954, Anish Kapoor is a contemporary sculptor and painter, best known for his large-scale abstract sculptures. After moving to London in the 1970s, he studied at the Hornsey College of Art and the Chelsea College of Art and Design. Anish Kapoor's sculptures use a variety of materials, including mirrors, stone, and PVC to create geometric and abstract shapes like the Cloud Gate sculpture in Chicago's Millennium Park. Likewise, paintings by Anish Kapoor are often modern explorations into color and shapes.

Receiving a knighthood in 2013 for his work in the visual arts, Kapoor is also known for owning exclusive rights to use the color Vantablack, described as the blackest black pigment available. Anish Kapoor's prints and sculptures are highly prized by collectors of contemporary art. Browse abstract paintings at Invaluable to find pieces that call to you, from renowned masters or talented new-comers.

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