Published in 2007
Anish Kapoor is one of the most influential and renowned artists of the contemporary art world. He was born in Bombay, India in 1954 and lives and works in London. Recent major solo exhibitions include Martin Gropius Bau, Berlin; Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney (2012); Le Grand Palais, Paris ; Mehboob Studios, Mumbai and National Gallery of Modern Art, New Delhi; Royal Academy of Arts and the Tate Modern, London. He represented Britain at the 44th Venice Biennale (1990), for which he was awarded the Premio Duemila.
He was awarded a CBE in 2003 and a Knighthood in 2013 for services to visual arts.