Tuesday, October 09, 2012

Great Regulars: "I'm the only person on that project who

didn't get paid. Not a penny, not one penny. In fact, it cost me money. At first, I minded, I made a big fuss about it, but not now."

Anyway, here he is, [Anish Kapoor,] probably the biggest name in world sculpture. He has achieved what several gen­­erations of modernists failed to do: he makes high art that is popular. Thousands crowd around his huge Cloud Gate, in Chicago--where it is known as "the bean"--and his Shooting into the Corner, at the Royal Academy, was a popular sensation.

from Bryan Appleyard: from The Sunday Times: Hunting the Thimble with Anish Kapoor


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