ART INDEX: Anish Kapoor
Article written by Noah Indiana on December 14, 2021
Anish Kapoor (born on 12 March 1954 in Mumbai, India) is a British Indian sculptor who specialized in installation art and conceptual art.
In 2004, Kapoor unveiled Cloud Gate, a commissioned work for Chicago’s Millennium Park. It is an enormous elliptical arc made of reflective stainless steel. Kapoor is said to have derived his inspiration for the piece from liquid mercury. During. the years he exhibited his work in different significant exhibitions.In 2020 Kapoor unveiled a new exhibition at the grounds of Houghton Hall in Norfolk. It was the largest ever outdoor exhibition of pieces by Kapoor, containing 21 sculptures, some previously unseen, as well as his selection of drawings.
Anish Kapoor's work has been offered at auction multiple times, with realized prices ranging from $85 USD to $3,876,653 USD, depending on the size and medium of the artwork. According to the website Artprice.com, In 2020 the turnover of Anish Kapoor artwork is worth $2,212,213. The oldest auction result ever registered on the website for an artwork by this artist is a sculpture sold in 1985 at Basel's, and the most recent auction result is a sculpture sold in 2021.
100 $ invested in 2000 in a work of Anish Kapoor have an average value of $426 (+ 326%) in October 2021.
Current and Upcoming public auctions
Anish Kapoor: FONDATION BOGHOSSIAN, Belgium June 4, 2021 - Nov 7, 2021
Anish Kapoor: LISSON GALLERY, LONDON (BELL STREET) ,Sep 14 2021- October 30, 2021
Anish Kapoor: MODERN ART OXFORD ,UK,Oct 2, 2021- Feb 13, 2022
Anish Kapoor: THE FABRIC WORKSHOP AND MUSEUM ,USA,Oct 26, 2021- April 24, 2022
Anish Kapoor: SFMOMA, SAN FRANCISCO MUSEUM OF MODERN ART,USA,May 19 2021- April 24, 2022