REGEN PROJECT / CURRENT EXHIBITION Anish Kapoor _ Solo Show | January 31 – March 7, 2015

Anish Kapoor | Solo Show

9f5e968263936882ac09597c03fae2cfRegen Projects is pleased to present an exhibition of recent work by the London-based artist Anish Kapoor. One of the most influential sculptors of his generation, Kapoor’s work combines the formal concerns of minimalism with concerns for the material and psychical nature of both the object and the self.

Known primarily for his large site-specific installations and objects that test the phenomenology of space, this exhibition features significant new work that pushes his use of materials into exciting new territories. Kapoor has shown with Regen Projects since 1992 and this marks the artist’s fifth solo exhibition at the gallery.

967355d10065992fe6e966252396cdb1fa0b88dc9bb4118869fd30fcc6e3d1e1A series of monumental works feature organic, terrestrial forms made from resin and earth. In contrast to their raw, earthly matter, a series of highly polished stainless steel sculptures reflect and refract an illusion of the world onto their mirrored surfaces and confound the viewers’ relationship to the space around them.

9ee7289e1bca29390c9c4a968dd5e3ea2b926522e3d9be8d7b50c12d2904f450Similarly, several monochromatic voids appear to float on the gallery walls, their concave interiors play with the viewers’ perception of surface and depth and create the illusion of infinite space reflected in their void like interiors.

7f40734a595504bf145a8052fb23f6ee7f9d4e4c7925a7ed99ca8ba5037f978eA trio of amorphous wall sculptures entitled Keriah (I, II, III) refer to the Jewish mourning practice of clothes tearing. Visceral and raw, their shapes hang on the wall as if in a perpetual state of decay.

d329e2a80a728e6420c982cb2640322a0f289ca71b68e201f283ce1d27911c1b31901effa8dba600b2375b910ad02233Taken as a whole these works give testament to Kapoor’s unparallelled attempts at harnessing the expressive properties of materials to push the limits of sculptural form.

Anish Kapoor (b. 1954 Bombay, India) lives and works in London, England.

Precedente THE GOOD LUCK GALLERY / Andy Frieder _ Outsider Art Fair NY | January 29-February 1, 2015 Successivo MARC SELWYN FINE ART / CURRENT EXHIBITION Robert Overby _ Absence As Presence: Trace, Erasure, Eradication, and Lack | February 6 – April 11, 2015

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