Kapoor is making this week’s news not just for philanthropy, but for the latest sortie in his ongoing tiff with the artist Stuart Semple.
“If I was a young Muslim, would I feel angry enough to have joined ISIS?” Kapoor told The Guardian. “I would at least think about it.”
He didn’t want to start by dipping a toe in?
Anish Kapoor denounced the NRA nearly a year after the organization used footage of his iconic Cloud Gate sculpture in a political advertisement.
(JTA) — Artist Anish Kapoor was named the winner of the 2017 Genesis Prize. Kapoor was named the winner on Sunday of the annual $1 million prize that has been dubbed the “Jewish Nobel.” He joins Itzhak Perlman, former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, and actor-director Michael Douglas as recipients. Known as ‘the Jewish…
British-Indian artist Anish Kapoor made news in three European capitals over the Jewish High Holy Days, marching with Ai Weiwei for refugees in London, fighting anti-semitism in France, and opening a major exhibit in Moscow.