Lisson Gallery

'Anish Kapoor: Sculptures' at Skulpturenpark Waldfrieden, Wuppertal, Germany

12 August 2022

On Saturday 13 August, Skulpturenpark Waldfrieden opens a presentation of monumental sculpture from the past decade by Anish Kapoor in its Central Exhibition Hall.

Since the 1970s, Anish Kapoor has embodied the artistic search for the ‘non-object’ that oscillates between the physical and the non-physical. Many of his objects play with our notions of perception not only through a transgression of negative and positive form but through the absorption or reflection of light on their surface. Kapoor has also achieved renown for his monumental sculptures; overpowering by virtue of their sheer scale, they obscure the boundaries between architecture and sculpture. His newer works, many site-specific, play with metaphysical opposites and encourage an immediate and direct personal experience of transcendence.

Alongside a selection of more recent works, a central component of the presentation is the large-scale, participatory sculpture, Sectional Body preparing for Monadic Singularity (2015).

Skulpturenpark Waldfrieden was established by artist Tony Cragg in 2008 under the auspices of the Cragg Foundation.

Find further information via Skulpturenpark Waldfrieden.

'Anish Kapoor: Sculptures' at Skulpturenpark Waldfrieden, Wuppertal, Germany
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