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Auction in aid of pioneering Hospital Rooms charity goes live from London

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Opera as art: the rise of the artist as impresario

Marina Abramovic's opera The Seven Deaths of Maria Callas, which opened to a socially distanced audience in Munich last week, is the latest in a long history of artistic explorations of the art form

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Museums

Anish Kapoor fan gets stuck in virtual exhibition

The man was looking for the “blackest black” in Malevich painting but says he fell “into a glitch hole”

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Venice Biennale 2021

Anish Kapoor to unveil world's 'blackest' sculptures during 2021 Venice Biennale

Exhibition at Galléria dell'Academia will be first time public can see artist's works using the controversial Vantablack material

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Public art

New York will soon get its own shiny Anish Kapoor sculpture

The artist’s first permanent work of public art in the city will be installed at a Herzog & de Meuron-designed high-rise in Tribeca

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UK politics

Boris Johnson’s Olympic mega-sculpture is £13m in debt

Visitors decline steeply at ArcelorMittal Orbit by Anish Kapoor in east London

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Art market

Anish Kapoor unveils new paintings that evoke menstruation

British artist says men should be able “to deal with women’s questions”, as first major solo show in China is announced

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In the frame

Hear them roar—tiger rugs by Anish Kapoor and Raqib Shaw fly out the door

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In the frame

Jeff Koons's message on a bottle

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In the frame

Anish Kapoor and Carmen Herrera help raise record £500,000 sum for Cure3 Parkinson's initiative

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Kapoor reaches out-of-court settlement with the NRA to remove sculpture from 'abhorrent' video

The British artist also invites the US gun lobby to donate $1m to victims of gun violence in the US

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In the frame

Carmen Herrera and Anish Kapoor square up for Cure3 charity

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Man hospitalised after falling in Anish Kapoor installation

The work at the Serralves museum, which includes a gaping hole, is part of the artist's first institutional show in Portugal

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Law

Anish Kapoor sues NRA for copyright infringement

An image of his Chicago sculpture Cloud Gate was used in a video by the gun lobby that the artist says “seeks to whip up fear and hate”

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'Disgusted' Anish Kapoor condemns NRA’s use of his Chicago ‘Bean’ sculpture in advert

The organisation’s “intolerant, divisive vision perverts” the work’s democratic nature

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The Buck stopped here

Anish Kapoor and Marina Abramovic battle it out at launch of new VR works

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Winter Olympics pavilion painted in Vantablack, the blackest colour in existence

Anish Kapoor was controversially granted exclusive rights to one version of the super-black material

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Anish Kapoor speaks out on Indian elections

The artist has condemned Narendra Modi, widely expected to be India's next prime minister

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Anish Kapoor rejects China show in support of Ai Weiwei

He has described the Chinese artist's detention as “barbaric”

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Interview with Anish Kapoor: “I haven’t done much at all”

Despite having tackled some of the most ambitious commissions in contemporary art, such as Tate Modern’s Turbine Hall, the Indian-born British artist Anish Kapoor says “the problems in the end are always in the studio”

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Anish Kapoor mirror sells at Art Basel

Kapoor speaks of his fascination with reflective surfaces and how they interact with their environment

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Exhibitions

Anish Kapoor's collaboration with Salman Rushdie opens in Lisson

This is the first time Kapoor has incorporated text in his art

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Chris Ofili

Kapoor succeeds Ofili as Tate Trustee

Meanwhile the Charity Commission investigates purchase of The upper room

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Chicago unveils its new art park

The $475 million Millennium Park includes a bandshell by Frank Gehry and a massive sculpture by Anish Kapoor

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Santiago Calatrava joins Daniel Libeskind on World Trade Center project

British artists Andy Goldsworthy and Anish Kapoor are to design memorials

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Exhibitions

Anish Kapoor's 'painting' on show at the Lisson Gallery

Kapoor manipulates the senses until 28 June

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Anish Kapoor commissioned to produce new work for the Tate's Turbine Hall

The sculptor succeeds Louise Bourgeois and the late Juan Muñoz

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Books

Books: Absence in art and the absent Kapoor artwork in analyses of nothing

The evergreen aesthetic attraction of nothingness is explored and Anish Kapoor’s book replaces a vanished work

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Anish Kapoor and David Nash made Academicians of the RA

George Baselitz and Mimmo Paladino have also been honoured

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Media & broadcast

Art in the media: Jarvis Cocker tours Outsider Art, Anish Kapoor shows up in Bordeaux and Damien Hirst’s dentist opens wide

April 1999 provided a particularly nourishing media menu

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Art market

What's on at the Italian contemporary galleries: March 1998

Anish Kapoor and Mayan motifs

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Artist interview

Interview with Anish Kapoor: “I really do believe that making art and looking at art are very difficult”

The sculptor won the Turner Prize in 1991

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Exhibitions

Fondazione Prada mounts show of Michael Heizer

Prada Milano Arte has already exhibited the work of David Smith, Louise Bourgeois, and Anish Kapoor

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The Grosvenor Gallery

The Grosvenor Gallery: Eric Estorick returns

Kapoor at Lisson with stage designs

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Anish Kapoor wins Turner Prize

The three other artists on the short list were Ian Davenport, Fiona Rae and Rachel Whiteread