British, born India, 1954
Anish Kapoor (British, born India, 1954)
118 1/8 x 118 1/8 x 24 inches Weight: 150kgs / 330lbs
Purchase with funds from the Robert D. Fowler Family, J. J. Haverty Memorial Fund for the J. J. Haverty Collection, Katherine John Murphy Foundation, 20th-Century Art Acquisition Fund, Norman Bluhm, Dr. Harold and Elaine Levin, Audrey Taylor Strohl, Lawrence Rubin, Southeastern Annual Exhibition Purchase Award, The Helena Rubenstein Foundation in honor of the Rich’s Inc. Centennial, Mark and Judith Taylor, David Kenney, Dr. and Mrs. Max Ellenberg, Paul Reed, Aaron Cohen in memory of his mother, Tirca Karlis, and Ida Fox Berkowitz
In his remarkable body of work Turner Prize-winning artist Anish Kapoor has combined art and science into a layered, multi-sensory experience for his audience. He employs a familiar form in Untitled—the concave dish—in order to create the uncanny sense of limitlessness through the myriad fractured reflections of the viewer in its surface and the astonishing acoustic effects that its concave form produces. The surface’s triangular patterning is a result of Kapoor’s interest in fractals, wherein multiples are equivalent to the whole. Kapoor’s work invites discovery and provides an endlessly engaging experience for its audience.
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