Inspirational Art Quotes by the famous Indian born
British Sculptor Anish Kapoor
born Anish Kapoor - Mumbai, India - 1954
/ Lives - London, United Kingdom
Popular Anish Kapoor sculptures include "Taratantara",
"Marsyas", "Sky Mirror", and
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+ Work grows out of other work, and there are
very few eureka moments.
+ What one does in the studio is to pose a series
of problems to oneself. I've got to look for some
deeper meaning, for some reason for this thing
to be in the world. There's enough stuff in the
+ I feel this is an immense gift. And one does
afford oneself in a certain way the luxury to
be able to come into the studio and all day, every
day, spend one's life making aesthetic propositions.
And what an immense luxury, and one that I hope
I will carry on doing. (Anish Kapoor talking about
being an artist)
+ We live in a fractured world. I've always seen
it as my role as an artist to attempt to make
+ Being an artist is a very very long game. It
is not a ten-year game. I hope I'll be around
making art when I'm eighty, and I think the idea
that, that somehow one has done what one has to
do and therefore you can kind of steadily carry
on.. well it's not something I recognise. I feel
there's everything to do yet.
+ There is something about opening one's heart
to the possibilities that one doesn't even truly
or readily know are there.
+ The work itself has a complete circle of meaning
and counterpoint. And without your involvement
as a viewer, there is no story.
+ Do you know, much of the work that I've made
over many years now proposes the idea that for
every form there is a kind, there is a kind of
counterpoint in non-form. One of the things that
I see myself battling with now is not the non-form,
because in a way I feel I've done some of that,
but the form. So what happens when there's form
and no non-form? Where can I go with that?