International 2010 Archives
Anish Kapoor Solo show
Guggenheim Museum Bilbao (Spain)
This is the first large-
The earliest sculptural series on view in the Guggeheim Museum Bilbao are composed of powdered pigment applied to geometric forms that seem to emerge from the Museum's walls and floor.
On the void
Following the early pigment pieces, Kapoor decided to excavate the object. Adam 1988-
Yellow is a monumental work in which Kapoor uses color as an instrument to embrace and subvert form. A great gaping belly recedes deep into the yellow wall.
A large Gehry gallery is the venue for an installation of polished stainless steel sculptures that only seem to come to life as real objects when its visitor's active images are reflected on their surfaces.
My Red Homeland (2003)
A vast landscape of red, My Red Homeland, consists of a metal blade driven by a motor which moves almost imperceivably around an open circular container filled with twenty-
Shooting into the Corner (2009)
The work was first exhibited in Vienna, the city in which Freud established psychoanalysis. Relentless and repetitive, a cannon is fired at twenty-
Greyman Cries, Shaman Dies, Billowing Smoke, Beauty Evoked (2008-
The most recent of Kapoor's works, this body of cement sculptures is generated from a new and specifically developed technological process.
Tall Tree & the Eye (2009)
Positioned in front of the Guggeheim Museum Bilbao at the North Pond adjoining the Nervion River, is the luminous work Tall Tree & the Eye. Consisting of almost 80 stainless steel spheres, the work multiplies its surrounding producing reflections thare are fractal.
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Exhibition 16 March -