Paintings by the internationally celebrated artist Anish Kapoor are set to go on display for the first time at Modern Art Oxford.

Opening on October 2, 2021, Anish Kapoor: Painting will explore the rarely exhibited paintings that have been an integral part of Kapoor’s practice over the last forty years.

Kapoor is a British Indian sculptor who usually specialises in huge city installations, however, Kapoor feels his paintings are the initial vision for his sculptures.

Oxford Mail: Anish Kapoor paintings to go on public display for first time at Modern Art Oxford

From the outset of his unparalleled career, Anish Kapoor declared “I’m a painter working as a sculptor”.

Paul Hobson, director of Modern Art Oxford, said: “We are delighted to welcome Anish Kapoor back to the gallery after almost forty years, to exhibit a series of works which celebrate his longstanding painting practice. Kapoor rarely offers insight into this important area of studio production which is integral to the sculptural works for which he is internationally celebrated, making this show uniquely significant."

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