Wednesday, May 18, 2016
Autumn River - Anish Kapoor - Interview
Another in an unorganized series of paintings focused on the Tualatin River in Fall. The water is high, a murky green and a perfect foil for the fiery colors of the season. Here are a couple of others;
So I was resting my feet and perusing Pinterest the other day and I get a notification of some activity. This happens all the time and I usually look but not always. I click the red icon and it says Anish Kapoor is following you. I kind of reeled and thought what the hell?? To put this in laymen`s terms, it`s as if Angelina Jolie asked to be your Facebook friend. Mr. Kapoor is a sculptor of such huge international importance, I`m sure it was a staff member. I`ve wanted to write about him for awhile but have been too daunted by his work. He`s one of a handful of artists whose work ignores convention and excites the imagination of almost everyone. Ai Weiwei and Ann Hamilton are another two.
This is Kapoor`s most famous work;
Nicknamed the Bean, the real name is lyrical and suggestive.
An enormous sculpture viewed from the inside too!
A sculpture made of smoke!
Monumental sculpture for the London Olympics
Addie Hirschten interviewed me on Skype in March for her podcast Alchemy of Art. It`s a sweet, friendly conversation and I turn the tables on Addie and interview her a bit! Why is it we can`t stand our own recorded voices?! I had to steel myself to listen but after a bit I realized it was OK!
Finally took my I-pad into the woods! I need more practice.
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