Challenging Imagery and a Journey through the Body at Anish Kapoor

Last evening I attended the private view for Anish Kapoor‘s new solo show at Lisson Gallery. Expecting to see mostly sculpture, I was immediately drawn in by the deep red and white, immensely textured paintings that lined the walls.

Not yet titled, Anish Kapoor, Silicone and pigment, 2015
Not yet titled, Anish Kapoor, Silicone and pigment, 2015

“I think I am a painter who is a sculptor,” the Turner Prize winner told Art Monthly in a May 1990 interview, “For me the two things have somehow come together, so that I am making physical things that are all about somewhere else, about illusory space.”

Continue reading