ANISH KAPOOR

BIOGRAPHY


Born Bombay, India, 1954.
Lives and works in London, UK.

Education:

Hornsey College of Art, London, 1973-77
Chelsea School of Art, London, 1977-78

Taught at Wolverhampton Polytechnic, Wolverhampton, UK, 1979
Artist in Residence, Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool, UK, 1982

Selected Solo Exhibitions:
 

2017

“Anish Kapoor: My Red Homeland,” Musée d'Art Moderne et Contemporain de Saint-Étienne Métropole, Saint-Étienne, France, November 11, 2017 – April 8, 2018

“Anish Kapoor: Destierro,” Parque de la Memoria, Buenos Aires, Argentina, May 27 – August 27, 2017

“Anish Kapoor: Descension,” Brooklyn Bridge Park, Brooklyn, NY, May 3 – September 10, 2017

“Anish Kapoor,” Lisson Gallery, London, UK, March 31 – May 6, 2017

 

2016

“Anish Kapoor,” Museo d’Arte Contemporanea Roma (MACRO), Rome, Italy, December 17, 2016 – April 17, 2017; catalogue

“Anish Kapoor,” Galleria Continua, Havana, Cuba, November 26, 2016 – June 25, 2017

"Anish Kapoor," Gagosian Gallery, Hong Kong, China, September 12 – November 5, 2016

“Anish Kapoor,” SCAI The Bathhouse, Tokyo, Japan, September 9 – October 15, 2016

“Anish Kapoor: Gathering Clouds,” Kukje Gallery, Seoul, South Korea, August 31 – October 30, 2016

“Anish Kapoor: Archaeology, Biology,” Museo Universitario Arte Contemporáneo, Mexico City, Mexico, May 28 – November 27, 2016; catalogue

“Anish Kapoor,” Lisson Gallery, Milan, Italy, May 13 – July 22, 2016

“Anish Kapoor: Today You Will Be In Paradise,” Gladstone Gallery, New York, NY, May 4 – June 11, 2016

 

2015

“Anish Kapoor & Rembrandt,” Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, Netherlands, November 27, 2015 – March 6, 2016

“Anish Kapoor: My Red Homeland,” concurrent with 6th Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art, Jewish Museum and Tolerance Center, Moscow, Russia, September 22, 2015 – January 17, 2016; catalogue

“Anish Kapoor chez Le Corbusier,” 13th Biennale de Lyon, Priory of La Tourette, Lyon, France, September 10, 2015 – January 3, 2016 

“Anish Kapoor: Prints from the Collection of Jordan D. Schnitzer,” Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR, August 1 – October 25, 2015

“Anish Kapoor,” Chateau de Versailles, Versailles, France, June 9 - November 1, 2015

“Anish Kapoor – Descension,” Galleria Continua, San Gimignano, Italy, May 2 – September 5, 2015

“Anish Kapoor,,” Lisson Gallery, London, UK, March 25 – May 9, 2015
“Anish Kapoor,” Gladstone Gallery, Brussels, Belgium March 18 – April 17, 2015

"Anish Kapoor," Regen Projects, Los Angeles, CA, January 31 - March 7, 2015

 

2013
"Anish Kapoor," Sakıp Sabancı Müzesi, Istanbul, Turkey, September 10, 2013 – January 5, 2014
"Anish Kapoor in Berlin," Martin Gropius Bau, Berlin, Germany, May 18 – November 24, 2013

2012
"Anish Kapoor," Pinchuk Art Centre, Kyiv, Ukraine, May 19 – September 30, 2012
"Anish Kapoor," Museum of Contempoary Art Australia, Sydney, Australia, December 20, 2012 – April 2013
"Anish Kapoor," Lisson Gallery, London, UK, October 10 – November 10, 2012
"Anish Kapoor," Leeum, Samsung Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea, October 25, 2012 – January 27, 2013

2011
"Anish Kapoor: Push Pull," Galleria Massimo Minini, Brescia, Italy, May 28 – September 17, 2011
"Anish Kapoor: Turning the World Inside Out," Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, CA, October 8, 2011 – January 15, 2012
"Almost Nothing," Chapel of the Paris École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts, Paris, France, May 12 – June 11, 2011
"Anish Kapoor," Rotonda della Besana and Fabbrica del Vapore, Milan, Italy, May 31 – October 9, 2011
"Ascension," Basilica di San Giorgio, Venice, Italy, May 31, 2011
"Anish Kapoor: Monumenta 2011," Le Grand Palais, Paris, France, May 11 – June 23, 2011
"Flashback," Manchester Art Gallery, from the Arts Council Collection, Manchester, UK, March 3 – June 5, 2011; traveled to College of Art, Edinburgh, UK, August 3 – October 9, 2011; Nottingham Castle Museum & Art Gallery, Nottingham, UK, November 19, 2011 – March 11, 2012; Longside Gallery, Yorkshire Sculpture Park, West Yorkshire, June 16 – November 4, 2012

2010
"Anish Kapoor," Mehboob Film Studios, Mumbai, India, November 29 – January 16, 2011
"Anish Kapoor," National Gallery of Modern Art, New Delhi, India, November 28 –February 27, 2011
"Anish Kapoor: Turning the World Upside Down," Kensington Gardens, London, UK, September 28 – March 13, 2011
"Anish Kapoor," SCAI THE BATHHOUSE, Tokyo, Japan, April 27 – June 19, 2010
"Anish Kapoor: An Exhibition to Coincide with the Launch of Temenos," Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art, Middlesbrough, UK, March 25 – August 15, 2010
"Anish Kapoor," Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, Bilbao, Spain, March 16 – October 12, 2010

2009
"New Works," Lisson Gallery, London, UK, October 14 – November 14, 2009
"Anish Kapoor: Memory," Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY, October 21, 2009 – March 28, 2010
"Anish Kapoor," Royal Academy of Arts, London, UK, September 26 – December 11, 2009
"Drawings," Regen Projects, Los Angeles, CA, January 8 – February 28 2009

2008
"Shooting into the Corner," Mak, Vienna, Austria, January 20 – April 19, 2009
"Memory," Berlin, Germany, November 30, 2008 – January 2, 2009
Martinez, Rose, "Islamic Mirror," Santa Clara Convent, Murcia, Spain, November 25, 2008 – January 10, 2009
"Anish Kapoor," Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, MA, May 30 – September 7, 2008
"Anish Kapoor," Gladstone Gallery, New York, NY, May 12 – August 15, 2008

2007
"Svayambh," Haus der Kunst, Munich, Germany, October 18, 2007 – January 20, 2008
"Anish Kapoor," Galleria Continua Beijing, China, September 1 – December 1, 2007
"Anish Kapoor," Haus Der Kunst, Munich, Germany, 2007
"Anish Kapoor," Gladstone Gallery, New York, NY, March 9 – April 14, 2007

2006
"Anish Kapoor," Lisson Gallery, London, UK, October 13 – November 18, 2006
"Anish Kapoor," curated by Marcello Dantas and Lorenzo Fiaschi, Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, July 24 – September 7, 2006; traveled to the Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, October 12 , 2006 – January 7, 2007; Centro Cultural Banco do Brasi, São Paulo, Brazil, January 29, 2007 – April 1, 2007; catalogue
"Anish Kapoor," Regen Projects, Los Angeles, CA, February 24 – March 25, 2006
"My Red Homeland," Centro de Arte Contemporáneo de Málaga, Málaga, Spain, January 27 – April 30, 2006; catalogue

2005
"Anish Kapoor: Japanese Mirrors," SCAI The Bathhouse, Tokyo, Japan, November 18 – December 22, 2005

2004
"Anish Kapoor," Galleria Massimo Minini, Brescia, Italy, September 25 – December 18, 2004
"Whiteout," Gladstone Gallery, New York, NY, May 8 – June 25, 2004

2003
"Painting" Lisson Gallery, London, UK, 2003
Museo Archeologico Nazionale, Naples, Italy, October 25, 2003 – January 15, 2004
"Anish Kapoor: la Montagna, la Pietra, lo Specchio," National Art Gallery, Rome, Italy, December 3, 2003 – March 7, 2004
"My Red Homeland," Kunsthaus Bregenz, Bregenz, Austria, 2003

2002
"The Unilever Series: Anish Kapoor," Tate Modern, London, UK, 2002

2001
Gladstone Gallery, New York, NY, 2001

2000
"Anish Kapoor," Regen Projects, Los Angeles, CA, June 10 – July 22, 2000
"Blood," Lisson Gallery, London, UK, 2000
"The Edge of the World," permanent installation at Axel Vervoordt Kanal, Wijnegem, Belguim, 2000

1999
Galeria Andre Viana, Porto, Portugal, 1999
CAPC, Musée d'Art Contemporain de Bordeaux, Bordeaux, France, 1999
Scai the Bathhouse, Tokyo, Japan, 1999
"Installation by Anish Kapoor," Baltic Center for Contemporary Art, Gateshead, UK, 1999

1998
Centro Galego de Arte Contemporanea, Santiago de Compostela, Spain, 1998
Massimo Minini, Brescia, Italy, 1998
Lisson Gallery, London, UK, 1998
Hayward Gallery, London, UK, 1998
CAPC, Musée d'art contemporain de Bordeaux, Bordeaux, France; catalogue
"Her Blood," La Chapelle de la Salpetiere, Paris, France, 1998

1996
Angles Gallery, Santa Monica, CA, 1996
"Um Fontana," Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt, Germany, 1996
Massimo Minini, Brescia, Italy, 1996
Lisson Gallery, London, UK, 1996
Kunst-Station St Peter, Cologne, Germany, 1996
"Anish Kapoor Sculptures," Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, Turku, Finland, 1996
"Anish Kapoor Two Sculptures," Kettle's Yard, Cambridge, UK, 1996

1995
Fondazione Prada, Milan, Italy, 1995
Lisson Gallery, London, UK, 1995
De Pont, Tilburg, Netherlands, 1995
"Gourd," Nishimura Gallery, Tokyo, Japan, 1995

1994
Stuart Regen Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, 1994

1993
Gladstone Gallery, New York, NY, 1993
Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Tel Aviv, Israel, 1993; catalogue
Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines, IA, 1993
National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Canada, 1993
The Power Plant, Toronto, Canada, 1993
"Sculptures," Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris, France, 1993
Lisson Gallery, London, UK, 1993

1992
Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, La Jolla, CA, 1992; catalogue
Stuart Regen Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, 1992
Galeria Soledad Lorenzo, Madrid, Spain, 1992

1991
Kunstverein Hannover, Hanover, Germany, 1991; catalogue
Palacio de Velazquez, Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid, Spain, 1991; catalogue
"Anish Kapoor & Ban Chiang," Feuerle, Koln, Cologne, Germany; 1991; catalogue
The 6th Japan Ushimado International Art Festival, Ushimado, Japan, 1991

1990
"Drawings," Gladstone Gallery, New York, NY, 1990
"British Pavilion," organized by The British Council, The 44th Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy, 1990; catalogue
Magasin, Centre National d'Art Contemporain, Grenoble, France, 1990
"Anish Kapoor: Works on Paper," Tate Gallery, London, UK, 1990

1989
Gladstone Gallery, New York, NY, 1989
Kohji Ogura Gallery, Nagoya, Japan, 1989; catalogue
"Void Field," Lisson Gallery, London, UK, 1989

1988
Lisson Gallery, London, UK, 1988

1987
"Anish Kapoor: Works on Paper 1975-1987," Ray Hughes Gallery, Sydney, Australia,
1987; traveled to Museum of Modern Art, Brisbane, Australia; catalogue

1986
Gladstone Gallery, New York, NY, 1986
"Anish Kapoor: Recent Sculpture and Drawings," University Gallery, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA, 1986; catalogue
"Sensual Transcendence: The Sculpture of Anish Kapoor," Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY, 1986; catalogue
"Anish Kapoor," Kunstnerses Hus, Oslo; catalogue

1985
Kunsthalle Basel, Basel, Switzerland, 1985; traveled to the Stedelijk Van Abbemuseum,
Eindhoven, Netherlands
Lisson Gallery, London, UK, 1985; catalogue
Donald Young Gallery, Chicago, IL, 1985
"Currents: Anish Kapoor," Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, Boston, MA, 1985; catalogue

1984
Gladstone Gallery, New York, NY, 1984
Galerie Paul Maenz, Cologne, Germany, 1984

1983
"Anish Kapoor: Beeldhouwwerken," organized by Rotterdam Arts Council, Galerie 't Venster, Rotterdam, Netherlands, 1983; catalogue
"Feeling into Form," Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool, UK, 1983; traveled to Le Nouveau Musee, Lyon, France; catalogue
Lisson Gallery, London, UK, 1983

1982
Lisson Gallery, London, UK, 1982
Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool, UK, 1982

1981
Coracle Press, London, UK, 1981

1980
Patrice Alexandre, Paris, France, 1980

 

Selected Group Exhibitions:

 

2017

“Blood: Uniting and Diving,” POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews, Warsaw, Poland, October 13, 2017 – January 29, 2018

“EVERYTHING AT ONCE,” presented by Lisson Gallery and The Vinyl Factory, Store Studios, London, UK, October 5 – December 10, 2017

“ReView: De Pont at 25: Anniversary Exhibition,” De Pont Museum, Tillburg, Netherlands, September 16, 2017 – February 18, 2018

“Lucerne Festival Ark Nova 2017,” Tokyo Midtown, Tokyo, Japan, September 14 – October 4, 2017

“A Journey,” Kewenig Galerie, Berlin, Germany, September 9 – November 11, 2017

“Windows,” Jhaveri Contemporary, Mumbai, India, August 29 – October 7, 2017

“Lyric on a Battlefield,” Gladstone Gallery, New York, NY, June 23 – August 4, 2017

“Summer Exhibition 2017,” Royal Academy of Arts, London, UK, June 13 – August 20, 2017

“EuroVisions: Contemporary Art from the Goldberg Collection,” National Art School Gallery, Sydney, Australia, June 3 – August 5, 2017

“Reconstitution,” LAXART, Los Angeles, CA, April 23 – May 27, 2017

“Colori,” Castello di Rivoli Museo d'Arte Contemporanea, Turin, Italy, March 14 – July 23, 2017

"Warming Huts,” Winnipeg River Trail, Winnipeg, Canada, February 2017

 

2016

“Nuit Blanche,” Seine River, Paris, France, October 1 – 20, 2016

“Daydreaming with Stanley Kubrick,” Somerset House, London, UK, July 6 – August 24, 2016

“Seeing Round Corners,” Turner Contemporary, Margate, UK, May 21 - September 25, 2016

“British Sculptors,” San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA, May 14, 2016 – September 3, 2017

“Sculptors in Print,” Marlborough Fine Art, London, UK, April 6 – 30, 2016; catalogue

 

2015

“Wind and Art Don't Care About Borders,” Metropolitan Art Society, Beirut, Lebanon, December 11, 2015 – February 7, 2016

“Interact With Us,” Ventana Contemporary Ibiza, Ibiza, Spain, November 21, 2015 – February 5, 2016

“Phantom Bodies: The Human Aura in Art,” The Frist Center for Visual Arts, Nashville, TN, October 30, 2015 – February 7, 2016; catalogue

“Making It: Sculpture in Britain 1977-1986,” Warwick Art Centre, West Midlands, UK, October 8 – November 29, 2015

“TRIO Bienal,” Fine Arts National Museum, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, September 5 – November 26, 2015 

“Back to Basics: Selections from the Weisman Art Fondation,” Frederick R. Weisman Museum of Art, Pepperdine University, Malibu, CA, August 31 – December 6, 2015

“Sprayed,” Gagosian Gallery, London, UK, June 11 – August 1, 2015

“KölnSkulptur #8,” Skulpturenpark Köln, Cologne, Germany, June 2015 – June 2017; catalogue

“Between the Idea and Experience,” 12th Havana Biennial, Havana, Cuba, May 22 – June 22, 2015; catalogue

“The Secret Life of the Pencil,” Paul Smith, No. 9 Albemarle Street, London, UK, May 20 – June 3, 2015

Proportio,” Palazzo Fortuny, Venice, Italy, May 9 – November 22, 2015

“Drawing Biennial 2015,” The Drawing Room, London, UK, March 5 – April 30, 2015

“(im)possible!: Artists as Architects,” Marta Herford, Herford, Germany, February 21 – May 31, 2015

“History Is Now: 7 Artists Take on Britain,” Hayward Gallery, London, UK, February 10 – April 26, 2015; catalogue

“On Show,” Austin/Desmond Find Art, London, UK, January 30 – February 28, 2015

“Construire une Collection (Building a Collection),” Nouveau musée national de Monaco, Monaco, January 22 – June 7, 2015

 

2014

“Melting Walls: The Babel Trilogy,” University of Tel Aviv, Tel Aviv, Israel, December 20, 2014 – March 20, 2015; catalogue
“Whorled Explorations: Kochi-Muziris Biennale 2014,” Fort Kochi, India, December 2, 2014 – March 29, 2015
“Akram Khan - One Side to the Other,” The Lowry, Salford, UK, November 15, 2014 – February 1, 2015
“The Mirror,” Toshio Shimizu Art Office, Tokyo, Japan, October 16 – November 11, 2014
“ARCO Foundation Collection,” Centro de Arte Dos de Mayo, Madrid, Spain, October 8, 2014 – February 1, 2015
“The Other Side –Mirrors and Reflections in Contemporary Art,” Belvedere, Vienna, June 18 – October 12, 2014; catalogue 
“Formes Simples,” Centre Pompidou-Metz, Metz, Metz, France, June 13, 2014 – January 5, 2015; catalogue
“Genius Loci – Spirit of Place,” 14th International Architecture Biennale, Venice, Italy, June 7 – November 23, 2014
“Anish Kapoor & James Lee Byars,” Galerie Kamel Mennour in collaboration with Michael Werner Gallery, Paris, France, May 27 – July 26, 2014
“A Secret Affair: Selections From The Fuhrman Family Collection,” The Contemporary Austin, Austin, TX, May 3 – August 24, 2014; travels to The FLAG Art Foundation, New York, NY, February 21 – May 16, 2015; catalogue
“Picture of Wound – Wound as Picture,” Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster, Bochum, Germany, April 25 – August 31, 2014; catalogue
“Abstract Drawing,” curated by Richard Deacon, Drawing Room, London, UK, February 10 – May 2, 2014
“Making Links: 25 Years,” SCAI the Bathhouse, Tokyo, Japan, January 31 – March 8, 2014

2013

“Nostalgic for the Future,” Lisson Gallery, London, November 15, 2013 – January 11, 2014
“Las huellas del camino. CAC Málaga, una década,” CAC Málaga, Spain, October 29, 2013 – January 26, 2014
"Out of Hand: Materializing the Postdigital," The Museum of Arts and Design, New York, NY, October 16, 2013 – June 1, 2014; catalogue
"Otherworldly," Magasin 3 Stockholm Konsthall, Stockholm, Sweden, September 28, 2013 – June 2014

“Beam In Thine Own Eye, Museum of Old and New Art, Tasmania, Australia, June 14 – July 28, 2013; traveled as “I Look to You and I See Nothing,” Sharjah Art Foundation, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, November 16, 2013 – February 16, 2013

“Earth and Elsewhere: Contemporary works from the Collection,” Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane, Australia, May 25, 2013 – March 2, 2014

“Köln Skulptur #7,” Sculpture Park, Cologne, Germany, May 5, 2013 – Spring 2015

“What to Think, What to Desire, What to Do,” Fundació “la Caixa,” Barcelona, Spain, February 8 – April 28, 2013

2012
"Lux Perpetua," Kamel Mennour, March 26 – May 16, 2012
"Matters of Fact," Hessel Museum of Art, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York, NY, March 18 – May 27, 2012
"Klein Byars Kapoor," Musée d'Art Moderne et d'Art Contemporain, Nice, France, June 30 – December 16, 2012
"Think Twice," Whitechapel Gallery, London, UK, September 25, 2012 – September 8, 2013; catalogue
"Inaugural Exhibition by Gallery Artists," Regen Projects, Los Angeles, CA, September 22 – October 27, 2012

2011
"Made in the UK: Contemporary Art from the Richard Brown Baker Collection," Rhode Island School of Design Museum of Art, Providence, RI, September 3, 2011 – January 8, 2012

2010
"Spazio/Space," The National Museum of the XXI Century Arts, Rome, Italy, May 30 – January 23, 2011
"Outiside the Box: Edition Jacob Samuel, 1988 – 2010," Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA, May 23 – August 29, 2010
"Sexuality and Transcendence," Pinchuk Art Centre, Kiev, Ukraine, April 24 – September 19, 2010

2009
"Anish Kapoor, John McCracken, Avid Rabinowitch, Rachel Whiteread," Fredericks & Freiser, New York, NY, May 9 – June 26, 2009
"3," Lisson Gallery, London, UK, April 8 – April 25, 2009

2008
"Helga de Alvear und Harald Falckenberg im Dialog," Phoenix Kulterstiftung, Hamburg, Germany, November 21 – March 15, 2008
"Ambition of Art," Institut d'art Contemporain, Lyon, France, 2008
"Traces du Sacre," Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France, 2008
"Blood on Paper – the Art of the Book," Victoria and Albert Museum, London, UK, April 15 – June 29, 2008
"Blake's Shadow," Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester, UK, 2008

2007

"Makers and Modelers: Works in Ceramic," Gladstone Gallery, New York, NY,
September 8 – October 13, 2007
"Arttempo-Where Time Becomes Art," Palazzo Fortuny, Venice, Italy, June 9 – November 5, 2007
Estuaire Nantes<>Saint-Nazaire, Nantes, France, June 1 – September 1, 2007
"Fast Forward: Contemporary Collections for the Dallas Museum of Art," Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, TX, February 11 – May 20, 2007; catalogue
"Timer 01/Intimacy," Milan, Italy, March 30 – June 16, 2007
"Counterpoint III," Musée du Louvre, Paris, France, April 4 – July 25, 2007
"Simply Red," The Fabric Workshop & Museum, Philadelphia, PA, 2007
"Slow," Z33, Hasselt, Belgium, November 25, 2007 – February 10, 2008

2006

"Surprise Surprise," The Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, London, UK, August 2
– September 10, 2006
"The Grande Promenade," curated by Anna Kafetsi, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens, Greece, July 17 – September 29, 2006
"The 5th Asia-Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art," Queensland Art Gallery, South Brisbane, Australia, 2006
"Concepts for a Collection," Centro Cultural de Belém, Belém, Brazil, 2006
"Modern and Contemporary Master Drawings," Connaught Brown, London, UK, 2006

2005

“Collection Automne – Hiver, 2ème Partie, CAPC Musée d’Art Contemporain, Bordeaux, France, December 1, 2005 – March 26, 2006

"God is Great," curated by David Thorp, Istituto Nautico Venier, Venice, Italy,
June 10 – September 9, 2005
"Bidibidobidiboo," curated by Francesco Bonami, Sandretto Re Rebaudengo Collection, Turin, Italy, May 31 – October 2, 2005
"Colour after Klein," Barbican Art Gallery, May 26 – September 11, 2005; catalogue
"Donnaregina Napoli," Museo d'Arte Contemporanea, Rome, Italy, 2005
"(In)Visible (In) Corporeo," Museo d'Arte Provincia di Nuoro, Nuoro, Italy, 2005

2004

"Opera Video," Galleria Continua, San Gimignano, Italy, 2004
"Arts and Architecture 1900-2000," Palazzo Ducale, Genoa, Italy, 2004
"Gwangju Biennale," Gwangju, Korea, 2004
"Lustwarande 04," Tilburg, Netherlands, 2004
"Pain: Passion, Compassion, Sensibiliy," Science Museum, London, UK, 2004
"Dzine, Beautiful Things," SCAI The Bathhouse, Tokyo, Japan May 14 – June 19, 2004

2003

"Inaugural Exhibition," Regen Projects, Los Angeles, CA, January 25 – March 8, 2003
"Minimalism and More: Contemporary Art From The Frederick R Weisman Art Foundation," Malibu, CA, August 22 – November 16, 2003
"Fresh" Contemporary British Artists in Print," Edinburgh Printmakers, Scotland, 2003
"Ineffable Beauty," Schon Unaussprechlich, Kunsthalle Erfurt, Erfurt, Germany, 2003
"Beaufort 2003," Ostend, Belgium, 2003
"Mind Space," Ho-Am Art Gallery, Seoul, Korea, 2003
"As Heavy as Heaven," Landesmuseum Joanneum, Graz, Austria, 2003
"Windstill," Cotthem Gallery, Brussels, Belgium, 2003
"Blast to Freeze: British Art in the 20th Century," Les Abattoirs, Toulouse, France, 2003
Tate Modern, London, UK, 2003
"Bewitched Bothered and Bewildered," Migros Museum, Zurich, Switzerland, 2003

2002

"Retrospective: 25 years of Collection Modern and Contemporary Art," Denver
Art Museum, November 16, 2002 – August 3, 2003
"Blast to Freeze," Kuntsmuseum Wolfsburg, Wolfsburg, Germany, September 14, 2002 – January, 19, 2003
"Remarks on Color," Sean Kelly Gallery, New York, NY, June 1 – July 26, 2002
"No Object, No Subject, No Matter…," Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland, May 19 – September 1, 2002
"Imagine You Are Standing Here in Front of Me," The Caldic Collection in the Boijmans van Beuningen Museum, Rotterdam, Netherlands, 2002
"Work on Paper: Anish Kapoor, Jose Bedia, Richard Serra," Quint Contemporary Art, La Jolla, CA, 2002
Barbara Krakow Gallery, Boston, MA, 2002
"Colour White," De La Warr Pavillion, Bexhill on Sea, UK, 2002
"Four Women and One Pregnant Man," Galleri MGM, Oslo, Norway, 2002
"Sphere," Sir John Soane's Museum, London, UK, 2002
"Homage to Rudolf Schwarzkolger," Galerie Krinzinger, Vienna, Austria, 2002
"This Aint no Tupperware," Kunsthoff, Kortrijk and Herford, Belgium, 2002
"Kaash," Anish Kapoor, Akram Khan, Nitin Sawhney touring collaborative dance production, Paris, France, 2002

2001

"Drawings," Regen Projects, Los Angeles, CA, May 26 – July 21, 2001
"The Inward Eye," Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, TX, December 8, 2001 – February 17, 2002
"Field Day: Sculpture from Britain," organized by the Taipei Fine Arts Museum and the British Council, Tapei Fine Arts Museum, Japan, 2001; catalogue
"Signatures of the Invisible," London Institute, London, UK, 2001
"1951-2001 Made in Italy," Triennale, Palazzo dell'Arte, Milan, Italy, 2001
Shanghai Biennale, Shanghai, China, 2001
Valencia Biennale, Valencia, Spain, 2001
"BO0l," Concepthaus, Malmo, Sweden, 2001
"Sculpture in the Close 2001," Jesus College, Cambridge, UK, 2001
"Artcite: when Montreal Turns into a Museum," Museum of Contemporary Art, Montreal, Canada, 2001
"Sculpture Conemporaine: Oeveres de la Colelction Frac Rhone-Alpes de I'Institut d'Art Contemporain," Substances, Lyon, France, 2001

2000

"Around 1984: A Look at the Eighties," MoMA PS1, Long Island City, NY, 2000
"Drawings 2000," Gladstone Gallery, New York, NY, July 6 – August 5, 2000; catalogue
"Vanitas: Meditations on Life and Death In Contemporary Art," Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA, April 4 – June 28, 2000
"Blue," New Walsall Museum, Walsall, UK, 2000
"Groenningen Exhibition 2000," Charlottenborg, Copenhagen, Denmark, 2000
"Sinn und Sinnlichkeit," Neues Museum Weserburg, Bremen, Germany, 2000
"La Beaute," Papal Palace, Avignon, France, 2000
"Lyon Biennale," Lyon, France, 2000
"Bluer," Carrie Secrist Gallery, Chicago, IL, 2000
London Road Gallery, Northwich, Liverpool, UK, 2000

1999

"Art Worlds in Dialogue," Museum Ludwig, Cologne, Germany, 1999
"Beauty- 25th Anniversary," Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington DC, 1999; traveled to Haus der Kunst, Munich, Germany, October 7, 1999 – January 17, 2000; catalogue
"Together: Artists in Support for the Homeless," The Passage House, London, UK, 1999
"Retrace Your Steps: Remember Tomorrow," organized by Hans-Ulrich Obrist, Artists at the Soane Museum, London, UK, 1999

1998

"Spatiotemporal - Works from the Collection," Magasin 3 Stockholm Konsthall,
Stockholm, Sweden, 1998; catalogue
"Wounds Between Democracy and Redemption in Contemporary Art," Moderna Museet Stockholm, Sweden, 1998; catalogue
"In Celebration, Part II: Highlights from the Collection of Contemporary Sculpture," Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, CA, 1998
"Toward Sculpture," Fundacao Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbon, Portugal, 1998
"The Art of the 80s" Cultergest, Caixa Geral de Depositos, Lisbon, Portugal, 1998
"Den haag Sculptuur 1999," The Hague, Netherlands, 1998
"Prime," Dundee Contemporary Art, Dundee, Scotland, 1998
"Shape of the Century," Salisbury's Festival, Salisburg, UK, 1998
"The and Now," Lisson Gallery, London, UK, 1998

1997

"Meditations," Madrasa Ibn Youssef, Marrakech, Morocco, 1997
"Belladonna," Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, UK, 1997
"entgegen," Mausoleum am Dom, Graz, Austria, 1997
"Follow Me, Britische Kunst an der Unterelbe," Stade, Germany, 1997
"Arte Continua," Chiesa di San Giusto and Pinacoteca Civica, Volterra, Italy, 1997
"Changing Spaces," The Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, MI, 1997

1996

"Cut, Cast, Assemble: Contemporary Sculpture from the Permanent Collection," San
Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA, 1996
"Betong," Konsthalle Malmö, Malmö, Sweden, 1996
"Gramercy International Art Fair," Los Angeles, CA, 1996
"Interzones," Uppsala Konstmuseum, Uppsala, Sweden, 1996
23rd International Biennial of São Paolo, São Paolo, Brazil, 1996
"Collections du Castello di Rivoli," Le Nouveau Musée de Villeurbanne, Villeurbanne, France, 1996
"Un siecle de Sculpture Anglaise," Jeu de Paume, Paris, France, 1996
"Dissonant Wounds: Zones of Display/Metaphors of Atrophy," Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY, 1996
"New Art on Paper 2," Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA, 1996
"Multiples," Galerie Lucien Durand, Paris, France, 1996
"Works on Paper from the Weltkunst Collection of British Art of the 80s and 90s," The Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland, 1996

1995

"Ripple Across the Water," Watari Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Japan, 1995
"Contemporary British Printmaking, The Paragon Press, 1986 – 1995," Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 1995
"Longing and Belonging, Faraway Nearby," Santa Fe Biennial, Site Santa Fe Warehouse and the Museum of Fine Art, Santa Fe, NM, 1995
"ARS 95: Helsinki," Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, Helsinki, Finland; catalogue
"Femininmasculin Le Sexe de l'Art," Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France, 1995
"British Art of the 1980s and 1990s – Works from the WeltKunst Collection," The Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland, 1995
"De Henry Moore os Anos 90 Escultura Britanica Contemporanea," Auditorio de Galicia, Santiago de Compostella, Spain, 1995
"Ideal Standard Summertime," Lisson Gallery, London, UK, 1995
"British Abstract Art Part II: Sculpture," Flowers East, London, UK, 1995

1994

"Drawing the Line Against AIDS," 45th Venice Biennale, Peggy Guggenheim Collection,
Venice, Italy, 1994; catalogue
"Drawing on Sculpture," Cohen Gallery, New York, NY, 1994
Moderna Galerija, Ljubljana, Slovenia, 1994
"Punishment and Decoration," Hohenthal und Bergen, Cologne, Germany, 1994
"Asian Art Now," Hiroshima, Japan, 1994
"Sculptors' Drawings," Tate Gallery, London, UK, 1994
"Re Rebaudengo Sandretto Collection," S Antonio, di Susa, Turin, Italy, 1994

1993

"Sculpture," Leo Castelli Gallery, New York, NY, 1993
"Another World," Art Tower Mito, Mito-shi Ibaraki, Japan, 1993
"Punti Dell'Arti," Italian Pavillion, XLV Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy, 1993
"Bio 93: State of Siege - Óbidos Bienale," Óbidos, Portugal, 1993
"River Run," dance performance collaboration with Laurie Booth and Hans Kuhn, Queen Elizabeth Hall, London, UK, 1993
"Tresors De Voyage," Monasterio dei Padri Mechitaristi dell' Isola di San Lazzaro, Degli Armeni, Venice, Italy, 1993
"Body of Drawings," South Bank touring exhibition, Graves Art Gallery, Sheffield
"Cerco," Bienal Internacional de Obidos, Portugal
"Magazin," Architectur Zentrum, Vienna

1992

Documenta IX, Kassel, Germany, 1992; catalogue
"The New British Sculpture," University of North Texas Art Gallery, Denton, TX; catalogue
"Whitechapel Open," Whitechapel Gallery, London, UK, 1992
"Rhizome," Haags Gemeentemuseum, The Hague, Netherlands, 1992
Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 1992
"Anish Kapoor and Janis Provisor New Editions," Crown Point Press, New York, NY, 1992
collaboration with David Conner, Expo '92, Seville, Spain, 1992
"De Opening," De Pont Foundation for Contemporary Art, Tilburg, Netherlands, 1992
"New Voices, New Works for the British Council Collection," Centre de Conferences Albert Borschette, Brussels, Belgium, 1992
"Anish Kapoor Invita Gary Woodley," Foro per l'Arte Contemporanea, Verona, Italy, 1992

1991

"The 1991 Turner Prize: An Exhibition of Work by the Four Shortlisted Artists," Tate
Gallery, London, UK, 1991; catalogue
"Masterworks from the Guggenheim Collection," Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid, Spain, 1991
"Fragments," Fifth Street Gallery, London, UK, 1991
"La Sculpture Contemporaine après 1970," Foundation Daniel Templon, Fréjus, France, 1991; catalogue
"Trans/Mission," organized by Lars Nittve, Rooseum Center for Contemporary Art, Malmö, Sweden, 1991; catalogue
"Made of Stone," Galerie Isy Brachot, Brussels, Belgium, 1991
Gallery Shirakawa, Kyoto, Japan, 1991

1990

"Dujourie, Fortuyn, Houshiary, Kapoor," Rijksmuseum Kroller-Muller, Otterlo, Holland
"Heroes of Contemporary Art," Galerie Saqqarah, Gstaad, Switzerland; catalogue; Traveled to TransArt Exhibitions Kreishaus, Cologne
"Made of Stone," Galerie Isy Brachot, Brussels
"Works on Paper," Frith Street Gallery, London
"Affinities and Institutions The Gerlad S Elliott Collection of Contempoary Art," The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago; catalogue
"British Art Now, Japan 1990–1991," organized by the British Council, Setagaya Museum, Tokyo, Japan, 1990; traveled to Fukuoka Art Museum, Fukuoka, Japan; Nagoya City Museum, Nagoya, Japan; Tochigi Prefectural Museum of Fine Arts, Utsunomiya, Japan; Hyogo Prefectural Museum, Kobe, Japan; Hiroshima City Museum, Hiroshima, Japan

1989

"Anish Kapoor, Wolfgang Laib, Richard Long," Galerie Le Gall Peyroulet, Paris, France,
1989
"Collection 1989 à Jacques Guillot," Musée d'Art Contemporain de Lyon, Lyon, France, 1989

1988

"British Now: Sculpture et Autres Dessins," Musée d'Art Contemporain de Montreal,
Montreal, Canada, 1988; catalogue
"1988 Carnegie International," Museum of Art, Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh, PA, 1988; catalgoue
"Starlit Waters British Sculpture: An International Art 1968-88," Tate Gallery, Liverpool, UK, 1988; catalogue
"Britannica: 30 Ans de Sculpture," Musée des Beaux-Arts Andre Malraux, Le Havre, France, 1988; traveled to Ecole d'Architecture de Normandie, Darnétal, France, 1988; Musée d'Evreux, Evreux, France; catalogue
"La Couleur Seule, l'Experience du Monochrome," Musée St Pierre, Lyon, France, 1988; catalogue
"Fourth International Drawing Trienniale," Kunsthalle Nuremburg, Nuremburg, Germany, 1988; catalogue
"Europa Oggi/Europe Today," Museo d'Arte Contemporanea, Prato, Italy, 1988; catalogue
"Sculptors on Paper: New Work," Madison Art Center, Madison, WI, 1988; catalogue
"Works on Paper," Curt Marcus Gallery, New York, NY, 1988

1987

"Similia/Dissimilia," Stadtische Kunsthalle, Dusseldorf, Germany, 1987; traveled to
Wallach Art Gallery, Columbia University, New York, NY; Sonnabend Gallery, New York, NY; Leo Castelli Gallery, New York, NY; catalogue
"Viewpoint: L'Art Contemporain en Grande Bretagne," organized in cooperation with the British Council, Musée d'Art Moderne, Brussels, Belgium, 1987; catalogue
"British Art of the 1980s: 1987," organized by the British Council, Liljevachs Konstall, Stockholm, Sweden, 1987; traveled to Sara Hilden Art Museum, Tampere, Finland; catalogue
"Inside/Outside," Museum Van Hedendaagse Kunst, Antwerp, Belgium, 1987; catalogue
"Juxtapositions: Recent Sculpture from England and Germany," The Institute for Art and Urban Resources, New York, NY, 1987; catalogue
"Sacred Spaces," Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, NY, 1987

1986

"Skulptur - 9 Kunstnere fra Storbrittanien," Louisiana Museum of Modern Art,
Humlebaek, Denmark, 1986; catalogue
"Sonsbeek 1986 - The International Sculpture Exhibition," Arnhem, Netherlands, 1986; catalogue
"Prospect '86 Eine Internationale Austellung Aktueller Kunst," Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt, Germany, 1986; catalogue
"General Idea, Anish Kapoor, Melisa Miller," Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY, 1986
"Inaugural Exhibition," Lang & O'Hara Gallery, New York, NY, 1986
"Dessins de Sculpteurs," Galerie Gabrielle Maubrie, Paris, France, 1986
Gladstone Gallery, New York, NY, 1986
"Entre el Objeto y la Imagen," Organized by the British Council and Ministerio de Cultura, Palacio de Velazquez Madrid and Fundacion Caja de Pensiones, Barcelona, Spain, 1986; catalogue
"Vessel," Serpentine Gallery, London, UK, 1986

1985

"Currents," Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, Boston, MA, 1985; catalogue
"Sculptors' Drawings," organized by the Scottish Arts Council Artspace Galleries, Aberdeen, Scotland, 1985; traveled to Ayr, Lyth, Stirling, Stromness, Glasgow, Scotland; Dracos Arts Center, Athens, Greece
"Nouvelle Biennale de Paris," Paris, France, 1985; catalogue
"The British Show," organized by the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney and The British Council, Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth, Australia, 1985; traveled to Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia; Queensland Art Gallery Brisbane, Australia; The Exhibition Hall, Melbourne, Australia; National Art Gallery, Wellington, New Zealand; catalogue
"7000 Eichen," Kunsthalle Tübingen, Tübingen, Germany, 1985; catalogue
"Who's Afraid of Red, Yellow, and Blue?" Arnolfini Gallery, Bristol, UK, 1985
"Three British Sculptors," Neuberger Museum, State University of New York, Purchase, NY, 1985
"Anniottanta," organized by the Cultura del Commune de Ravenna, Bologna, Italy, 1985
"20 Sculptures du FRAC Rhone-Alpes," l'Abbaye de Tournus, Tournus, France, 1985
"Anish Kapoor and Bill Woodrow," Donald Young Gallery, Chicago, IL, 1985
"The Poetic Object," Douglas Hyde Gallery, Dublin, Ireland, 1985; traveled to Arts Council Gallery, Belfast, Ireland; catalogue

1984

"An International Survey of Recent Painting and Sculpture," Museum of Modern Art,
New York, NY, 1984; catalogue
"ROSC '84," Dublin, Ireland, 1984; catalogue
"The British Art Show: Old Allegiances and New Directions, 1979-1984," organized by the British Arts Council, City of Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, Birmingham, UK, 1984; traveled to Ikon Gallery, Birmingham, UK; Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh, Scotland; Mappin Art Gallery, Sheffield, UK; Southhampton Art Gallery, Southhampton, UK; catalogue
"Anish Kapoor and Bill Woodrow," Galerie Paul Maenz, Cologne, Germany, 1984

1983

"Transformations: New Sculpture from Britain," organized by the British Council, XVII
Bienal de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil, 1983; traveled to Museo de Arte Moderna,
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; Museo de Arte Moderna, Mexico City, Mexico; Fundacao
Calouste Gulbenkien, Lisbon, Portugal; catalogue
"Eros Mythos Ironie," Neue Galerie, Graz, Austria, 1983
"Constellazione," Galleria Giorgio Persano, Torino, Italy, 1983
"New Art," Tate Gallery, London, UK, 1983; catalogue
"The Sculpture Show," organized by the British Arts Council, Hayward Gallery/Serpentine Gallery, London, UK, 1983; catalogue
"Sculpture 1983," Van Krimpen Gallery, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 1983
"Finland Biennale," Helsinki, Finland, 1983
"Beelden/Sculpture 1983," Rotterdam Arts Council, Rotterdam, Netherlands, 1983; catalogue
"Douceur de l'Avant-Garde," C'est Rien de le Dire, Rennes, France, 1983; catalogue
"Figures and Objects," John Hansard Gallery, Southampton, UK, 1983; catalogue
"La Trottola di Sirio," organized by the British Council, Centro d'Arte Contemporanea, Siracusa, Italy, 1983; catalogue
"Tema Celeste," Museo Civico d'Arte Contemporanea, Gibellina; catalogue

1982

"Aperto '82," XL Biennale di Venezia, Venice, Italy, 1982; catalogue
"Englische Plastik Heute/British Sculpture Now," Kunstmuseum, Lucerne, Switzerland, 1982; catalogue
"Paris Biennale," Paris, France, 1982
"Prefiguration," Centre d'Art Contemporain, Chambery, France, 1982
"London/New York 1982," Lisson Gallery, London, UK, 1982
"Objects and Figures: New Sculpture in Britain," Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland, 1982
organized by the Scottish Arts Council, Edinburgh, UK, 1982; catalogue
"India: Myth and Reality," Museum of Modern Art, Oxford, UK, 1982
"British Sculpture Now," Kunstmuseum, Lucerne, Switzerland, 1982; catalogue

1981

"Objects & Sculpture: Richard Deacon, Antony Gormley, Anish Kapoor, Peter Randall-
Page," Institute of Contemporary Art, London, London, UK, 1981; traveled to
Arnolfini Gallery, Bristol, UK; catalogue
"Summer Show," Serpentine Gallery, London, UK, 1981
"British Sculpture in the 20th Century: Part 1, Symbol and Imagination 1951-80," Whitechapel Art Gallery, London, UK, 1981; catalogue

1980

"New Sculpture," Midland Group Gallery, Nottingham, UK, 1980

1979

"Tolly Cobbold: Eastern Arts," 2nd National Exhibition, Fitzwilliam Museum,
Cambridge, UK, 1979
"Whitechapel Open," Whitechapel Art Gallery, London, UK, 1979

1978

"Northern Young Contemporaries," Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester, UK, 1978

1975

"Young Contemporaries," Royal Academy of Art, London, UK, 1975

1974

"Art into Landscape 1," Serpentine Gallery, London, UK, 1974

Selected Public Collections:

Albright-Knox Museum, Buffalo
Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
Auckland City Art Gallery, Auckland
Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh
Contemporary Art Society, London
DePont Foundation for Contemporary Art, Tilburg
Fukuoka Art Museum, Fukuoka
Fundacio Berardo, Lisbon
Hara Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo
Heide Park and Art Gallery, Victoria
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington DC
Leeds City Art Gallery, Leeds
Moderna Galerija, Ljublijana
Moderna Museet, Stockholm
Museo d'Arte Contemporanea Luigi Pecci, Prato
Museo National Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid
Museo Nazionale delle Arti del XXI Secolo, Rome
Museum Of Modern Art, New York
Musée Saint Pierre, Lyon
National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa
Rijksmuseum Kröller-Müller, Otterlo
Sakıp Sabancı Museum, Istanbul, Turkey
San Diego Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco
Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam
Tate Gallery, London
Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Tel Aviv
Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver
Walker Art Center and Sculpture Garden Minneapolis
Weltkunst Foundation, Zürich

Public Commissions:

"Sky Mirror," organized by Public Art Fund, hosted by Tishman Speyer, at Rockefeller Center, New York, NY, 2006
Toronto, Canada, 1998
Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel, 1998
"Cast Iron Mountain," Tachikawa Art Project, Japan, 1995

Awards:

2013
Knighthood by Queen Elizabeth II
Florence Biennale Lorenzo il Magnifico Lifetime Achievement Award for Art

2011
Praemium Imperiale Award in Sculpture

2005
Louise T Blouin Foundation

2003
Dayawati Modi Award

1991
Turner Prize Award

1992
Venice Biennale Premio Duemila

1997
London Institute Honorary Fellowship