Anish Kapoor


“I like the idea a lot that you go somewhere to see something that has a particular relevance to a particular place,” said Anish Kapoor. But he quickly added: “A good work of art should be able to stand on its own.”source

If you are interested in learning more about Anish Kapoor, or about his show at the Royal Academy in London right now, try here , here, and here.
It's rare that art this simply beautiful and approachable fascinates me so much. I'm so drawn to these sculptures. They seem so perfectly suited for the public arena: they are whimsical, comical, and yet there is something complicated about how they work in a structural sense. Any thoughts?

5 comments:

jessica said...

amazing, simply stunning .

THE DIVINITUS said...

i like shiny plumpy things, so i like the chicago bean...

magdalyn said...

the structure is very striking; im drawn to how the shape of the right one completely opposes the buildings around it.. i also like that its completely reflective. its a great juxtaposition

You And Eye said...

so sick

Anonymous said...

oh the space bean