Anish Kapoor Biography


  • Anish Kapoor, Monumenta, Grand Palais, Paris.
  • Anish Kapoor, kamel mennour, Paris.
  • Anish Kapoor, Museo Guggenheim de Arte Moderno y Contemporáneo, Bilbao.
  • Shooting into the Corner, MAK Museum, Vienna.
  • Shadows & Etchings, La Caja Negra, Madrid.
  • Drawings — Regen Projects, Los Angeles.
  • New Works, Lisson Gallery, London.
  • Royal Academy, London.
  • Memory, Guggenheim, New York.
  • Past, Present, Future, ICA Boston.
  • Barbara Gladstone, New York.
  • Kukje Gallery, Seoul.
  • Place/No Place: Anish Kapoor in Architecture, Royal Institute of British Architects, London.
  • Islamic Mirror Sarq al-Andalus Hall, Museum of the Monasterio de Santa Clara, Murcia.
  • Memory, Deutsche Guggenheim, Berlin.
  • Drawings on paper, Barbara Gladstone, New York.
  • Svayambh, Musee des Beaux-Arts, Nantes.
  • Haus der Kunst, Munich.
  • One Colour, Galleria Continua, Beijing.
  • Regen Projects, Los Angeles.
  • Lisson Gallery, London.
  • Sky Mirror, Rockefeller Centre, New York.
  • Ascension, Centro Cultural Banco Do Brazil, Rio de Janeiro (touring to Brasilia and Sao Paulo).
  • Japanese Mirrors, Scai The Bathhouse, Tokyo.
  • Melancholia, MAC Grand Hornu, Belgium.
  • My Red Homeland, KUB, Kunsthaus Bregenz.
  • Museo Archeologico Nazionale, Naples Italy.
  • Blood Solid, art of this century, NY, US.
  • Painting, Lisson Gallery, London.
  • Kukje Gallery, Seoul.
  • Galleria Continua, Italy.
  • Whiteout, Gladstone Gallery, New York.
  • Massimo Minini Gallery, Brescia, Italy.
  • Marsyas, Turbine Hall, Tate Modern, London.
  • Barbara Gladstone, New York.
  • Blood, Lisson Gallery, London.
  • Regen Projects, Los Angeles, California.
  • The Edge of the World, permanent installation at Axel Vervoordt Kanal,,Wijnegem, Belgium.
  • Blood Solid, fig-1, London.
  • Scai The Bathhouse, Tokyo, Japan.
  • Andre Viana, Porto, Portugal.
  • Installation by Anish Kapoor, Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead.
  • 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.
  • Her Blood, La Chapelle de la Salpetrière, Paris.
  • Kunst-Station Sankt Peter, Cologne. Catalogue. Text by Claudia von Blücker, Heinrich Heil and Friedhelm Mennekes.
  • Sculptures, Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, Turku, Finland.
  • Two Sculptures, Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge.
  • Galleria Massimo Minini, Brescia.
  • Gourd Project 1993-95, Freddie Fong Contemporary Art, San Francisco.
  • Prada Milanoarte, Milan.
  • Lisson Gallery, London.
  • De Pont Foundation, Tillburg Nishimura Gallery, Tokyo.
  • Mala Galerija, Moderna Galerija Ljubljana, Museum of Modern Art, Slovenia (exh cat).
  • Echo, Kohji Ogura Gallery, Nagoya, Japan (in Co-Operation with the Lisson Gallery).
  • Lisson Gallery, London.
  • Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Tel Aviv (exh cat).
  • Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York.
  • San Diego Museum of Contemporary Art, La Jolla. Travelled to the Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines, Iowa, The National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa; The Power Plant, Toronto (exh cat).
  • Galeria Soledad Lorenzo, Madrid (exh cat).
  • Stuart Regen Gallery, Los Angeles.
  • Palacio de Velazquez, Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid (organized in cooperation with The British Council) (exh cat) Kunstverein Hannover (organized in cooperation with The British Council) (exh cat).
  • The Sixth Japan Ushimado International Art Festival, Ushimado, Japan.
  • Anish Kapoor & Ban Chiang, Feuerle Gallery, Köln.
  • Anish Kapoor Drawings, Tate Gallery, London (exh cat).
  • Le Magasin, Centre National d’Art Contemporain, Grenoble (organized in cooperation with the British Council).
  • Anish Kapoor, XLIV Biennale di Venezia", British Pavilion, Venice (organized by The British Council) (exh cat).
  • Drawings", Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York.
  • Void Field, Lisson Gallery, London.
  • Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York.
  • Kohji Ogura Gallery, Nagoya, Japan (exh cat).
  • Lisson Gallery, London.
  • Anish Kapoor: Works on Paper 1975-1987, Ray Hughes Gallery, Sydney (exh cat) (travelled to MOMA, Brisbane, Australia).
  • Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo (exh cat).
  • Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York.
  • Recent Sculpture and Drawings, University Gallery, Fine Arts Center, University of Massachusetts, Amherst (exh cat).
  • Lisson Gallery, London.
  • Kunsthalle, Basel (exh cat) (travelled to Stedelijk Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven).
  • Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York.
  • Galerie ’t Venster, Rotterdam (organized by the Rotterdam Arts Council) (exh cat).
  • Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool (travelled to Le Nouveau Musee, Villeurbanne/Lyon) (exh cat).
  • Lisson Gallery, London.
  • Lisson Gallery, London.
  • Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool.
  • Coracle Press, London.
  • Patrice Alexandre, Paris.


  • Sexuality and transcendence, PinchukArtCentre, Kiev.
  • BAROCK — Art, Science, Faith and Technology in the Contemporary Age — Museo D’Arte Contemporanea Donna Regina’, MADRE, Naples.
  • Rudolf Steiner and Contemporary Art, Wolfsburg Museum, Wolfsburg.
  • Domus Collection New York — Beijing’, White Space, Beijing.
  • Lisson Presents 3, Lisson Gallery, London.
  • All That is Solid Melts into Air, MuHKA Museum voor Hedendaagse Kunst Antwerpen, Antwerp.
  • The Missing Peace: Artists Consider Dalai Lama, Fundacion Canal, Madrid.
  • KolnSkulptur 5, Skulturenpark Koln, Cologne.
  • Hundred Stories About Love, Zone 2, 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa.
  • 15 Jahre Sammlung Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg — Gegen den Strich, Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Wolfsburg.
  • 3rd Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art, Moscow Biennale of contemporary art, Moscow.
  • Finissage 2009, Zonca & Zonca, Milan.
  • In-finitum, Palazzo Fortuny, Venice.
  • Visiones de Confin, IVAM — Institut Valencià d’Art Modern, Valencia.
  • Great Impressions II, Dean Jensen Gallery, Milwaukee, WI.
  • Brighton Festival, Brighton, UK.
  • Blake’s Shadow, Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester.
  • Blood on Paper — the Art of the Book, Victoria and Albert Museum London, 15 April — 29 June 2008.
  • Traces du Sacré, Centre Georges Pompidou — Galerie 1, Paris.
  • Ambition of Art, Institut d’art contemporain (IAC) Lyon.
  • Timer 01/Intimacy, Milan, 30 March-16 June.
  • Counterpoint III, Louvre, Paris, 4 April-25 July.
  • Artempo, Palazzo Fortuny, Venice.
  • Traces du Sacre, Centre Pompidou, Paris.
  • Simply Red, The Fabric Workshop & Museum, Philadelphia.
  • Slow, Z33, Hasselt, Belgium, 25 Nov 07-10 Feb 08.
  • Makers and Modelers: Works in Ceramic, Gladstone Gallery, New York.
  • Modern and Comtemporary Master Drawings, Connaught Brown, London.
  • Concepts for a Collection, Exhibition Cente of Centro Culture de Belém, Brazil.
  • Surprise Surprise, ICA, London.
  • The 5th Asia-Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art, Queensland Art Gallery, South Brisbane.
  • Donnaregina Napoli, Museo D’Arte Contemporanea, Italia.
  • Raised Awareness, Tate Modern, London.
  • (In) Visible/ // (In) Corporeo, Museo d’Arte Provincia di Nuoro.
  • Istanbul Modern, Turkey.
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  • Dzine, Beautiful Things, May 14th-June 19, Shiraishi Contemporary Art Inc, Japan.
  • Pain: Passion, Compassion, Sensibility, Science Museum, London.
  • Lustwarande 04, Tilburg, Netherlands.
  • Gwangju Biennale, Korea.
  • Arts and Architecture 1900-2000, Palazzo Ducale, Genova.
  • Bewitched Bothered and Bewildered, migros museum, Zurich.
  • Tate Modern, Anish Kapoor, 6 April 2003, London.
  • Blast to Freeze: British Art in the 20th Century, Les Abattoirs, Toulouse, France.
  • Windstill, Cotthem Gallery, April-May, Brussels.
  • As Heavy as Heaven, Landesmuseum Joannneum, Graz.
  • Mind Space, Ho-Am Art Gallery, Seoul, Korea (works in the collection of the Samsung Museum of Modern Art).
  • Beaufort 2003, Ostend, Belgium.
  • Ineffable Beauty, Schon Unaussprechlich, Kunsthalle Erfurt.
  • Fresh: Contemporary British Artists in Print, Edinburgh Printmakers, Scotland.
  • Blast to Freeze. British Art in the 20th century, Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Wolfsburg, Germany, (cat.).
  • Retrospectacle: 25 Years of Collecting Midern and Contemporary Art, Denver Art Museum.
  • Imagine you are standing here in front of me, The Caldic Collection in the Boijmans van Beuningen Museum, Rotterdam, (cat.).
  • Work on Paper: Anish Kapoor, José Bedia, Richard Serra, Quint Contemporary Art, California, USA Barbara Krakow Gallery.
  • Colour White, De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill on Sea, England, (cat.).
  • Remarks on Color, Sean Kelly Gallery, New York.
  • Four women and one pregnant man, Galleri MGM, Oslo, Norway.
  • Sphere, Sir John Soane’s Museum, London.
  • Sphere. Loans from invisible Museum, Sir John Soane’s Museum, London.
  • Homage to Rudolf Schwarzkolger, Galerie Krinzinger, Vienna, Austria.
  • Kaash, Anish Kapoor, Akram Khan, Nitin Sawhney; touring collaborative dance production, Paris.
  • This Ain’t No Tupperware, Kunsthoff, Kortrijk and Herford, Belgium.
  • No Object, No Subject, No Matter…, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin.
  • Signatures of the Invisible, London Institute.
  • 1951-2001 Made in Italy, Triennale, Palazzo dell’Arte, Milan.
  • Shanghai Biennale.
  • Valencia Biennale.
  • BO01, Concepthaus, Malmo.
  • Drawings, Regen Projects, Los Angeles.
  • Sculpture in the Close 2001, Jesus College, Cambridge Artcité: when Montréal Turns into a Museum, Museum of Contemporary Art, Monréal, Canada (exh cat).
  • Field Day: Sculpture from Britain, Tapei Fine Art Museum, Japan. Organized by the Taipei Fine Arts and The British Council (exh cat).
  • Sculpture Conemporaine: OEuvres de la Collection Frac Rhône-Alpes de l’Institut d’art contemporain”, Substances, Lyon.
  • Blue, New Walsall Museum, Walsall, UK.
  • Groenningen Exhibition 2000, Charlottenborg, Copenhagen.
  • Sinn und Sinnlichkeit, Neues Museum Weserburg, Bremen, Germany.
  • La Beauté, Papal Palace, Avignon, France.
  • Lyon Biennale, Lyon, France.
  • Drawings 2000, Barbara Gladstone, New York.
  • Bluer, Carrie Secrist Gallery, Chicago, US.
  • London Road Gallery, Northwich, Liverpool.
  • Art Worlds in Dialogue, Museum Ludwig, Cologne.
  • Together: Artists in support for the homeless, The Passage House, London.
  • Beauty — 25th Anniversary, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden,Washington DC.; touring to Haus der Kunst, Munich, (07.10.99 -17.01.2000), exh. cat.: Regarding Beauty.
  • Retrace your steps: Remember Tomorrow”, Artists at the Soane Museum, curated by Hans Ulrich Obrist, London.
  • Towards Sculpture, Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbon. (exh cat.). Text by Rui Sanchez.
  • The Art of the 80s,Culturgest, Caixa Geral de Depositos, Lisbon.
  • Wounds: Between democracy and redemption in contemporary art, Moderna Museet, Stockholm.
  • Spatiotemperal, Magasin 3, Stockholm.
  • Then and Now, Lisson Gallery, London.
  • Prime, Dundee Contemporary Art, Dundee.
  • Shape of the Century, Salisbury’s Festival, Salisbury, UK.
  • Den Haag Sculptuur 1999, The Hague.
  • Meditations, Madrasa Ibn Youssef, Marrakech.
  • Belladonna, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London.
  • entgegen, Mausoleum am Dom, Graz.
  • Follow Me, Britische Kunst an der Unterelbe, Stade, Germany, 6 September-31 October 1997. Catalogue. Text by Eckhard Schneider, Antony Gormley, Heidi Kwastek, Ulrike Schuck, Marc Quinn, Hans-Georg Schröder, Tim Marlow, Hans-Eckhard Dannenberg, Beate-Christine Fiedler, Dieter-Theodor Bohlmann, James Hall, Gerd Mettjes, Stephan Berg, Gerd Meier-Linnert, Bettina Roggmann, Susanne Mayerhofer and Klaus Frerichs.
  • Arte Continua, Chiesa di San Giusto and Pinacoteca Civica,Volterra, Italy.
  • Changing Spaces, The Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit.
  • Dessins and maquettes de sculpteurs/Drawings and maquettes by sculptors, Galerie Samuel Lallouz, Montreal.
  • New Art on Paper 2, Philadelphia Museum of Art. Catalogue, New art on Paper 2. Text by the Curators in the Museum Department of Prints, Drawings and Photographs: Martha Chahroudi, Susan Dackernan, John Ittmann, Ann Percy and Innis Owe Shoemaker.
  • Dissonant Wounds: Zones of Display/Metaphors of Atrophy, Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College, Annandale- 0n-Hudson, New York.
  • Works on Paper from the Weltkunst Collection of British Art of the 80s and 90s, The Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin.
  • Un siècle de sculpture anglaise, Jeu de Paume, Paris (exh cat).
  • Collections du Castello di Rivoli, Le Nouveau Musée, Villeurbanne.
  • Anish Kapoor, Barry X Ball, Angles Gallery, Santa Monica, CA.
  • 23rd International Biennial of Sao Paolo, Sao Paolo.
  • Moderner Galerija Ljubljana for the Museum of Modern Art, Sarijevo, Ljubljana, Slovenia.
  • Multiples, Galerie Lucien Durand, Paris.
  • Betong, Malmö Konsthall.
  • Ars 95 Helsinki, Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki.
  • Contemporary British Art in Print, Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh (touring to the Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, December 1995-February 1996), (Exh Cat).
  • British Art of the 1980s & 1990s — works from The WeltKunst Collection, The Irish Museumof Modern Art, Dublin.
  • De Henry Moore ós anos 90. Escultura británica contemporánea, Auditorio de Galicia, Santiago de Compostella, Spain (touring to Serralves Foundation, Oporto, Portugal); (exh cat).
  • Longing and Belonging:From the Faraway Nearby, SITE, Santa Fe.
  • A Changing World — Fifty Years of Sculpture from the British Council Collection, Castle Riding Hall, Prague.
  • Ideal Standard Summertime, Lisson Gallery, London.
  • British Abstract Art Part II: Sculpture, Flowers East, London.
  • Fémininmasculin. Le sexe de l’art, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris.
  • Punishment and Decoration, Hohenthal und Bergen, Köln.
  • Asian Art Now, Hiroshima, Japan.
  • Sculptors’ Drawings, Tate Gallery, London.
  • Re Rebaudengo Sandretto Collection, S. Antonio di Susa, Turin.
  • Another World, Art Tower Mito, Mito-shi Ibaraki, Japan (exh cat).
  • British Sculpture from the Arts Council Collection, organised by the Arts Council of Great Britain, Derby Museum and Art Gallery, tour (exh cat).
  • Punti Dell’Arti, Italian Pavilion, XLV Venice Biennale.
  • Tresors De Voyage, Monasterio dei Padri Mechitaristi dell’ Isola di San Lazzaro Degli Armeni, Venice.
  • Art Against Aids, XLV Venice Biennale.
  • Sculpture, Leo Castelli Gallery, New York.
  • Body of Drawings, South Bank touring exhibition, Graves Art Gallery, Sheffield (tour to Mead Art Gallery, Coventry).
  • Cerco, Bienal Internacional de Óbidos, Portugal (exh cat).
  • Magazin, Architectur Zentrum, Vienna.
  • Documenta IX, Kassel The New British Sculpture, selected works from the Patsy R. and Raymond D. Nasher Collection, University of North Texas Art Gallery, (exh cat).
  • Whitechapel Open, Whitechapel Art Gallery, London.
  • Anish Kapoor invita Gary Woodley, Foro per l’Arte Contemporanea, Verona (exh cat).
  • New Voices, New Works for the British Council Collection, organised by the British Council, Centre de Conférences Albert Borschette, Brussels (tour) (exh cat).
  • Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam.
  • De Opening, De Pont Foundation for Contemporary Art, Tilburg, The Netherlands (exh cat).
  • Gallery Shirakawa, Kyoto.
  • La Sculpture Contemporaine après 1970, Fondation Daniel Templon, Fréjus, France (exh cat).
  • Trans/Mission, Rooseum, Malmö, Sweden (exh cat).
  • The 1991 Turner Prize 1991: An Exhibition of Work by the Four Shortlisted Artists, Tate Gallery, London (exh cat).
  • Milano, Studio Oggetto, Il Limite delle Cose nella Nuova Scultura Inglese, Studio Oggetto, Milan (exh cat).
  • Rhizome, Haags Gemeentemuseum, The Hague, (exh cat).
  • Anish Kapoor and Abstract Art in Asia, Fukuoka Art Museum, Fukuoka, Japan.
  • Affinities and Intuitions. The Gerald S. Elliott Collection of Contemporary Art, The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, (exh cat).
  • Dujourie, Fortuyn, Houshiary, Kapoor, Rijksmuseum Kröller-Müller, Otterlo, Holland (exh cat).
  • Works on paper, Frith Street Gallery, London.
  • Heroes of Contemporary Art, Galerie Saqqarah, Gstaad, Switzerland (exh cat), (travelled to TransArt Exhibitions Kreishaus, Cologne).
  • Made of Stone, Galerie Isy Brachot, Brussels (exh cat).
  • British Art Now: A Subjective View, (organised by the British Council) (exh cat). Travelled to Setagaya Museum, Tokyo, Fukuoka Art Museum, Nagoya City Museum, Tochigi Prefectural Museum of Fine Arts, Hyogo Prefectural Museum, Hiroshima City Museum.
  • British Now: sculpture et autres dessins, Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal, Montréal, Quebec (exh cat).
  • Anish Kapoor, Wolfgang Laib, Richard Long, Galerie Le Gall Peyroulet, Paris.
  • Carnegie International, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburg, Pennsylvania (exh cat).
  • Viewpoint. L’art contemporain en Grande Bretagne, Musee d’Art Moderne, Brussels
  • (organized in cooperation with the British Council) (exh cat).
  • Simila — Dissimila, Kunsthalle, Dusseldorf (exh cat)
  • (travelled to Columbia University, Sonnabend Gallery and Leo Castelli Gallery, New York).
  • Europa oggi/Europe now, Museo d’Arte Contemporanea, Prato, Italy (exh cat).
  • Fourth International Drawing Triennale, Kunsthalle Nuremburg (exh cat).
  • La Couleur seule, l’Experience du Monochrome", Musee St. Pierre, Lyon (exh cat).
  • Britannica. 30 Ans de Sculpture, Musee des Beaux-Arts Andre Malraux, Le Havre; Ecole d’architecture de Normandie, Rouen; Musée d’Evreux, Evreux (exh cat).
  • Starlit Waters. British Sculpture: An International Art 1968-88", Tate Gallery, Liverpool (exh cat).
  • Juxtapositions: Recent Sculpture from England and Germany, The Institute for Art and Urban Resources, New York (exh cat).
  • Inside/Outside, Museum Van Hedendaagse Kunst, Antwerpen (exh cat).
  • British Art of the 1980’s: 1987, Liljevalchs Konstall, Stockholm (organized by the British Council)
  • (exh cat) (travelled to Sara Hilden Art Museum,Tampere).
  • Entre el Objeto y la Imagen, Palacio de Velazquez Madrid and Fundacion Caja de Pensiones, Barcelona
  • (organized by the British Council and Ministerio de Cultura, Spain) (exh cat).
  • Skulptur — 9 Kunstnere fra Storbrittanien, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebaek, Denmark (exh cat).
  • Sonsbeek 1986. International Sculpture Exhibition, Arnhem, The Netherlands (exh cat).
  • General Idea, Anish Kapoor, Melissa Miller, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo.
  • Prospect ’86. Eine internationale Austellung aktueller Kunst", Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt (exh cat).
  • Inaugural Exhibition, Lang & O’Hara Gallery, New York.
  • Dessins de Sculpteurs, Galerie Gabrielle Maubrie, Paris.
  • Vessel, Serpentine Gallery, London.
  • Sculptors’ Drawings, (organized by the Scottish Arts Council) (travelled to Artspace Galleries,Aberdeen; Ayr, Lyth, Stirling, Stromness, Glasgow; Dracos Arts Centre, Athens).
  • CURRENTS, Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston (exh cat).
  • Nouvelle Biennale de Paris, Paris.
  • The British Show, (organized by Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney and The British Council) (exh cat) (travelled to Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth; Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney; Queensland Art Gallery Brisbane; The Exhibition Hall, Melbourne; National Art Gallery, Wellington, New Zealand).
  • 7000 Eichen, Kunsthalle, Tubingen (exh cat)(travelled to Kunsthalle, Bielefeld).
  • Who’s Afraid of Red, Yellow and Blue?, Arnolfini Gallery, Bristol.
  • Three British Sculptors, Neuberger Museum, State University of New York, Purchase.
  • Anniottanta, (organized by the Cultura del Comune di Ravenna) (travelled to Bologna, Imola).
  • 20 Sculptures du FRAC Rhone-Alpes, l’Abbaye de Tournus, Tournus, France.
  • Anish Kapoor and Bill Woodrow, Donald Young Gallery, Chicago.
  • The Poetic Object: Richard Deacon, Shirazeh Houshiary, Anish Kapoor, Douglas Hyde Gallery,
  • Dublin (exh cat) (travelled to the Arts Council Gallery,Belfast).
  • An International Survey of Recent Painting and Sculpture, Museum of Modern Art, New York (exh cat).
  • ROSC ’84, Dublin, Ireland (exh cat).
  • The British Art Show: Old Allegiances and New Directions, 1979-1984, (organized by the Arts Council of Great Britain) (exh cat) (travelled to City of Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, Birmingham, Ikon Gallery, Birmingham; Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh; Mappin Art Gallery, Sheffield; Southampton Art Gallery).
  • Anish Kapoor and Bill Woodrow, Galerie Paul Maenz, Cologne.
  • Tema Celeste, Museo Civico d’Arte Contemporanea, Gibellina.
  • La Trottola di Sirio, Centro d’Arte Contemporanea, Siracusa, Italy (organized by The British Council) (exh cat).
  • Figures and Objects, John Hansard Gallery, Southampton (exh cat).
  • Douceur de l’Avant-Garde, C’est Rien de le Dire, Rennes, France (exh cat).
  • Beelden/Sculpture 1983, Rotterdam Arts Council, Rotterdam (exh cat).
  • Finland Biennale, Helsinki.
  • Sculpture 1983, Van Krimpen Gallery, Amsterdam.
  • The Sculpture Show", Hayward Gallery/Serpentine Gallery, London (organized by the Arts Council of Great Britain) (exh cat).
  • New Art, Tate Gallery, London (exh cat).
  • Constellazione, Galleria Giorgio Persano, Torino.
  • Eros Mythos Ironie, Neue Galerie, Graz, Austria.
  • Transformations: New Sculpture from Britain, XVII Bienal de Sao Paulo, Brazil (organized by the British Council) (exh cat) (travelled to Museo de Arte Moderna, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; Museo de Arte Moderno, Mexico DF; Fundacao Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbon).
  • Aperto ’82, XL Biennale di Venezia, Venice (exh cat).
  • Englische Plastik Heute/British Sculpture Now, Kunstmuseum, Luzern, Switzerland (exh cat).
  • XIIiéme Paris Biennale, Paris.
  • Prefiguration, Centre d’Art Contemporain, Chambery, France.
  • London/New York 1982, Lisson Gallery, London.
  • Objects and Figures. New Sculpture in Britain, Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh
  • (organized by the Scottish Arts Council) (exh cat).
  • India: Myth and Reality, Museum of Modern Art, Oxford.
  • Objects & Sculpture: Richard Deacon, Antony Gormley, Anish Kapoor, Peter Randall-Page, Institute of Contemporary Art, London (exh cat) (travelled to Arnolfini Gallery, Bristol).
  • Summer Show, Serpentine Gallery, London.
  • British Sculpture in the 20th Century: Part 1,Symbol and Imagination 1951-80, Whitechapel Art Gallery, London (exh cat).
  • New Sculpture, Midland Group Gallery, Nottingham.
  • Tolly Cobbold: Eastern Arts, 2nd National Exhibition, Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge (travelling exhibition).
  • Whitechapel Open, Whitechapel Art Gallery, London.
  • Northern Young Contemporaries, Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester.
  • Young Contemporaries, Royal Academy of Art, London.
  • Art into Landscape 1, Serpentine Gallery, London.


  • Architecture Projects, texts by Anish Kapoor, Steidl.
  • Texts by David Anfam, Johanna Burton, Donna De Salvo, Phaidon Press.
  • Shooting into the Corner, texts by Peter Noever, Hatje Cantz.
  • Memory, texts by by Sandhini Poddar, Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak, Guggenheim Museum Publications.
  • Texts by Homi K. Bhabha and Jean de Loisy, Royal Academy of Arts, London.
  • Debussy, Claude. Pelleas Et Melisande. Du Munt La Monnaie, Bruxelles.
  • Kukje Gallery, 2008.
  • Past, Present, Future, The MIT Press (31 Aug 2008).
  • To Darkness: Svayambh, text by Rainer Crone and Alexandra Von Stosch, Prestel; 1 edition (10 Mar 2008).
  • Anish Kapoor (Arte Hoy), text by Eva Fernandez del Campo, Nerea.
  • Parkett, (Issue no.69), Anish Kapoor, Francis Alys, Isa Genzken. Texts by Norman Bryson, Marina Warner, Kurt Forster.
  • Whiteout, Barbara Gladstone Gallery (exh. cat). Published by Charta. Text: Anthony Vidler.
  • Melancholia, MAC Grand-Hornu (exh. cat.). Texts by Laurent Busine and Denis Gielen.
  • Himmel Schwer, Transformationen der schwerkraft”, Wilheim Fink Verlag, Munchen, isbn 3-7705-3917-6.
  • Heike Munder and Adam Budak (eds.), Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered: Spatial Emotion in Contemporary Art and Architecture, (Migros Museum fur Gegenwartskunst, Zurich and Laznia Center for Contemporary Art, Gdansk, 2003).
  • Museo Archeologico Nazionale, Napoli. Essays by Eduardo Cicelyn and Mario Codognato. Published by Electa Napoli.
  • My Red Homeland, Kunsthaus Bregenz, Austria Texts by Eckhard Schneider and Yehuda E Safran. Published by Kunsthaus Bregenz and Lisson Gallery.
  • Colour White, De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill on Sea, England.
  • Blast to Freeze. British Art in the 20th century, Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Wolfsburg, Germany, ISBN 3-7757-1248-8.
  • Oeuvre et Lieu. Essais et documents, published by Flammarion.
  • Imagine you are standing here in front of me, The Caldic Collection in the Boijmans van Beuningen Museum, Rotterdam.
  • (cat.) Essays by Boris Groys and Sven Lütticken, interview with the collector by Brooke Alexander.
  • Anish Kapoor: Marsyas, Tate Publishing (exh cat); text by Donna de Salvo and Cecil Balmond.
  • Taratantara, BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead/ACTAR, Barcelona.
  • Artecinema, 5th International Film Festival on Contemporary Art, Teatro Sannazaro, Napoli. Taratantara, Naples. Text: Eduardo Cicelyn and Mario Codognato.
  • Anish Kapoor, CAPC Musée d’art contemporain de Bordeaux.
  • fig-1, published in association with Tate: The Art Magazine, 2001.
  • Anish Kapoor, Kunsthalle Helsinki (exh cat); text by Michael Tarantino.
  • Field Day: Sculpture from Britain, Tapei Fine Art Museum, Japan.
  • Cattedrali d`Arte, Dan Flavin per Santa Maria in Chiesa Rossa, Fondazione Prada, Milano, Italy.
  • Hayward Gallery, Unversity of California Press.
  • Edizioni Charta Srl, Germano Celant.
  • Breaking the Mould, British Art of the 1980’s and 1990’s, The Weltkuns Collection, London.
  • Vision. 50 years British creativity, Thames & Hudson. Texts by David Sylvester, David Hockney, Melvyn Bragg, Michael Craig-Martin, Nicholas Serota.
  • Regarding Beauty, Hirschhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C., Hatje Cantz Publishers, (exh cat).
  • London Magazine, vol. 37, No.3 & 4 August/September, p.163.
  • New Art on Paper 2, Philadelphia Museum of Art (Exh Cat).
  • Contemporary Art at Deutsche Bank London, London, Deutsche Bank.
  • Un siècle de sculpture anglaise, Jeu de Paume, Paris (exh cat).
  • Contemporary British Art in Print, Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art and The Paragon Press (Exh Cat).
  • Anish Kapoor, De Pont Foundation, Tilburg (Exh Cat).
  • De Henry Moore ós anos 90. Escultura británica contemporánea, Auditorio de Galicia, Santiago de Compostella, Spain (touring to Serralves Foundation, Oporto, Portugal); (exh cat).
  • Arte Inglese d’oggi, Galleria Civica, Modena (exh cat); Milano, Mazzotta Brandon Taylor, Avant-Garde and After.Rethinking Art Now, New York, Abrams, p.84.
  • Germano Celant, Anish Kapoor, Milan, Charta.
  • Féminimasculin, Paris, Gallimard/Electa (exh cat).
  • Sophie Bowness and Clive Phillpot (ed.), Britain at the Venice Biennale 1895- 1995, London, The British Council.


  • De Pont Foundation, Tillburg, Holland.
  • Museo National Centro de Arte Reina Sofia,Madrid, Spain.
  • Tate Gallery, London, Great Britain.
  • Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington DC, USA.
  • Museo d’Arte Contemporanea, Prato, Italy.
  • Fukuoka City Museum, Japan.
  • Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA.
  • Weltkunst Foundation, Zurich, Switzerland.
  • Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburg, USA.
  • Musée St. Pierre, Lyon, France.
  • Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia.
  • San Diego Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, USA.
  • Contemporary Art Society, London, Great Britain.
  • National Gallery, Ottawa, Canada.
  • Rijksmuseum Kroller-Muller, Otterlo, Holland.
  • Fine Art Museum of San Francisco, USA.
  • San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, USA.
  • Leeds City Art Gallery, Great Britain.
  • Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden.
  • Hara Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Japan.
  • Auckland City Art Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand.
  • Heide Park and Art Gallery, Victoria, Australia.
  • Fundacio Berardo, Lisbon, Portugal.
  • Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Tel Aviv, Israel.
  • Moderna Galerija, Ljublijana, Slovenia.
  • Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, Canada.
  • Wilhelm Lehmbruck Museum, Duisburg, Germany.
  • Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago.
  • Kloster Schoenthal, Basel, Switzerland.
  • 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanawaza, Japan.
  • Nelson Atkins Museum, Kansas City, Missouri, USA.
  • Samsung Museum, Korea.
  • Arts Council, UK.
  • British Council, UK.
  • Kanazawa Museum, Japan.


  • Entrance to Subway Station, Naples. To be completed in 2009.
  • Dismemberment of Jeanne D’Arc’ and ‘Imagine Monochrome (massage), Brighton Festival commissions, UK.
  • Untitled, 2007, Queensland Art Gallery, Australia.
  • Commissioned 2006 with funds from the Queensland Art Gallery Foundation in recognition of the contribution to the Gallery by Doug Hall AM (Director 1987-2007).
  • The Farm, Kaipara Bay, New Zealand.
  • Sky Mirror, 2006, Rockefeller Centre, New York.
  • Cloud Gate, Millennium Park, Chicago.
  • Origin of the World, Kanazawa Museum, Japan.
  • Idomeneo edited by Daniel Heartz, director: Peter Sellars, production for The New Mozart Edition of Idomeneo, London, Glyndebourne Festival Opera.
  • Sky Mirror, Nottingham Playhouse, Nottingham.
  • Taratantara, Baltic, Gateshead.
  • Outdoor Commission, Ministere de la Justice, France for new Bordeaux Courts Building designed by Richard Rogers partnership.
  • Outdoor Commission, Israel Museum, Jerusalem.
  • Outdoor Commission, Toronto, Canada.
  • Cast Iron Mountain, Tachikawa Art Project, Outside Tokyo, Japan.

Anish Kapoor



Artist born in 1954 in Bombay, India. 

Londres, United Kingdom

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