Anish Kapoor

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Two Artists Are in a Serious Paint Fight Right Now

One hoarded the world's blackest black, so the other created the pinkest pink

(Newser) - Paint fight! We got a paint fight, everybody! It started earlier this year when artist Anish Kapoor bought the rights to the world's blackest black, the Creators Project reports. That means Kapoor is the only artist in the world allowed to paint with a black that was created with... More »

'Queen's Vagina' Vandalized at Versailles

Artist Anish Kapoor says defacing of metal sculpture due to right-wing intolerance

(Newser) - Vandals have spray-painted a controversial Anish Kapoor sculpture in the garden of the palace of Versailles outside Paris. The 230-foot red metalwork named Dirty Corner—which resembles a gaping cavern and had been dubbed the "Vagina of the Queen" by some French media—was sprayed Wednesday with yellow paint.... More »

In Paris, a Dramatic, Monumental Balloon

Anish Kapoor's exhibit at the Grand Palais dedicated to Ai Weiwei

(Newser) - You've never seen a balloon like this before. Anish Kapoor's single, staggering 82,000-cubic-yard monster has taken over Paris's glass-roofed Grand Palais. Leviathan, which opened today and runs through June 23, lives up to its name in size, though its "skin" is PVC vinyl, barely thicker... More »

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