TheEYE, Anish Kapoor

On 02/04/2011, in Art and artists, by arnout

In 2002 british artist Anish Kapoor was commisioned to make a piece in the Tate Modern in London. The enormous sculpture Marsyas is being discussed in an interview with the artist.

Anish Kapoor is renowned for his enigmatic sculptural forms that permeate physical and psychological space. Kapoor’s inventiveness and versatility have resulted in works ranging from powdered pigment sculptures and site-specific interventions on wall or floor, to gigantic installations both in and outdoors. Throughout, he has explored what he sees as deep-rooted metaphysical polarities: presence and absence, being and non-being, place and non-place and the solid and the intangible.

This documentary on the making of Marsyas provides a profound and personal view on contemporary sculpture by one of theworlds best known sculptors of his age.

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