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      //Anish Kapoor, RA//



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      //Biog.//


      • Known as: Indian/British Sculptor
      • Born: 1954, Bombay, India



      Anish Kapoor lives and works in London. He was born to a Punjabi-Hindu father and a Baghdadi Jewish mother.

      Before arriving in the UK in 1972 he attended the Doon School, Dehra Dun, India.

      His pieces are invariably simple, curved forms.

      His work is in around 30 major public collections around the world including the Tate Gallery, London and Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA.

      Since the mid-1970s he has participated in many important group exhibitions.



      Dateline:


      • 1973-77: Studies at Hornsey College of Art, London

      • 1977-78: Studies at the Chelsea School of Art, London

      • 1979: Teaches at Wolverhampton Polytechnic

      • 1980: Solo exhibition at Patrice Alexandre, Paris

      • 1982: Artist in Residence at the Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool. Represents Britain at the Paris Biennale

      • 1990: Represents Britain at the at the Venice Biennale. Wins Premio Duemila

        Solo exhibition at the Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York

      • 1990-91: Solo exhibitions at the Tate Gallery, London; Le Magasin, Centre National d’Art; Contemporain, Grenoble

      • 1991: Wins Turner Prize

        Solo exhibitions at the Palacio de Velazquez, Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid; Kunstverein Hannover; The Sixth Japan Ushimado International Art Festival, Ushimado, Japan; Feuerle Gallery, Köln

      • 1992: Solo exhibitions at the Galeria Soledad Lorenzo, Madrid and the Stuart Regen Gallery, Los Angeles

      • 1992-93: Solo exhibitions at the San Diego Museum of Contemporary Art, La Jolla; the Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines, Iowa; The National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa; The Power Plant, Toronto

      • 1993: Solo exhibitions at the Lisson Gallery, London; Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Tel Aviv; Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York

      • 1994: Solo exhibitions at the Mala Galerija, Moderna Galerija Ljubljana; Museum of Modern Art, Slovenia; Kohji Ogura Gallery, Nagoya, Japan

      • 1995: Solo exhibitions at the DePont Foundation, Tillburg and the Nishimura Gallery, Tokyo

      • 1995-96: Solo exhibitions at the Prada Milanoarte, Milan and the Lisson Gallery, London

      • 1996: Solo exhibitions at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, Turku, Finland; Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge; Galleria Massimo Minini, Brescia, Italy

      • 1996-97: Solo exhibition at Kunst-Station Sankt Peter, Cologne

      • 1997: Receives Honorary Fellowships from the London Institute and Leeds University

      • 1998: Solo exhibitions at Dobre Espacio, Centro Galego de Arte Contemporanea, Santiago de Compostela; Lisson Gallery, London; Gallery Massimo Minini, Brescia, Italy; Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York; Hayward Gallery, London; CAPC, Bordeaux, France; La Chapelle de la Salpetriere, Paris

      • 1999: Elected RA. Receives Honorary Fellowship from the University of Wolverhampton

        Profile on him on UK television in The South Bank Show

        Solo exhibitions at Scai The Bathhouse, Tokyo, Japan; Andre Viana, Porto, Portugal; BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead, UK

      • 2000: Solo exhibitions at the Lisson Gallery, London; Regen Projects, Los Angeles, California; fig-1, London

      • 2001: Receives Honorary Fellowship from the Royal Institute of British Architects

        Solo exhibitions at the Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York and Taidehalli, Helsinki

      • 2002: Solo exhibition at Tate Modern, London

      • 2003: Solo exhibition at Kunsthaus Bregenz, Austria

      • 2004: Solo exhibition at Gwangju Biennale, South Korea

      • 2006: Solo exhibition at Centre for Contemporary Art, Malaga, Spain



      //Mailing Address//


        Anish Kapoor, RA
        c/o Lisson Gallery
        67 Lisson Street
        London
        NW1 5DA
        United Kingdom



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