Manhattan now has its own, downscaled version of the artist’s famous Chicago sculpture, oddly squished under a luxury condo tower.
As UK Museums Struggle, Major Artists Step In to Help
British artists Anish Kapoor, Lubaina Himid, and Michael Landy are offering prints to help keep the country’s museums afloat during the pandemic as part of an Art Fund initiative.
Seven Arrested After “The Bean” by Anish Kapoor Was Defaced in Chicago
The police found Kapoor’s “Cloud Gate” sculpture at the city’s Millennium Park covered in graffiti.
Sir Anish Kapoor’s Clenched Fist of Copyright, the Battle Over Fair Use, and the NRA
Does an artist have the right to withhold their work when they don’t agree with the political message?
Anish Kapoor Sues the NRA for Showing “Cloud Gate” in Recruitment Video
The artist claims that the gun advocacy group is committing copyright infringement by using an image of his sculpture in a video without his permission.
Bean There, Done That: Houston Gets a Precursor of Chicago’s Shiny Anish Kapoor
“I think much more than ‘Cloud Gate,’ ‘Cloud Column’ is meant specifically to capture the heavens and bring them down to earth,” MFAH’s director, Gary Tinterow, told Hyperallergic.
A John Cage Quote Unifies a Sprawling Show of Digital and Analog Art
Everything at Once, a vast group exhibition marking the 50th anniversary of Lisson Gallery, strings together an eclectic array of strong but thematically disparate works.
Anish Kapoor’s Bean Will Be Windexed, Baked (by Guy Fieri), Turned into a Ghost, and More
A new meme has people creating Facebook events to render peculiar tributes to Chicago’s iconic “Cloud Gate” sculpture.
Opposite Ways of Making Nothing, with Anish Kapoor and Wilfredo Prieto
MEXICO CITY — Two artists who couldn’t be more opposite — blue-chip celebrity superstar Anish Kapoor and the Cuban magician of minimalism Wilfredo Prieto — have solo shows currently on view in two of Mexico’s most distinguished contemporary art spaces.
Brexit Could Close the Door to Opportunities for Artists
LONDON — Much of the Brexit debate has focused on questions of economy, immigration, and security, which will be most impacted by the decision. But little has been said of the arts — one of the most multicultural industries in Britain today.
On One Block in Chelsea, Three Monumental Installations Empower and Overpower
In a small, über-blue chip stretch of 21st Street in Chelsea, three adjacent galleries are concurrently running exhibitions that feature a series of monumental art pieces that move between refined, processed, man-made materiality to earthen structures, and plant life that grows from the soil.
Anish Kapoor Gets Exclusive Rights to the World’s Darkest Material [UPDATED]
Anish Kapoor now owns the exclusive rights to the world’s darkest material — a claim that, naturally, is pissing off other artists.