Early critic response favours Anish Kapoor India show


Of Anish Kapoor’s Delhi-Mumbai show, which opened in November this year, we could have expected nothing short of praiseworthy. The artist, however, seemed humbled: “A return is always going to be difficult – quite frightening, actually.” Although his installations and sculptures can be found literally around the globe, it is his first time to showcase his pieces in his native India. Below, we offer an explanation of the roots of this retrospective and round up some of the early responses from critics.

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2 Indian artists selected to produce new commissions for Liverpool Biennial


Among the ten Asian artists selected to produce new commissions for “Touched”, the name and theme for the Liverpool Biennial International Exhibition 2010, two are contemporary Indian artists. The ten artists are NS Harsha, Ranjani Shettar (India), Do Ho Suh, Minouk Lim (South Korea), Meiro Koizumi, Sachiko Abe (Japan), Song Dong (China), Tehching Hsieh (Taiwan), Will Kwan (Hong Kong), and Tala Madani (Iranian-American). We profile the two Indian artists and include images of their work.

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