THE INSTITUTE OF CONTEMPORARY ART/BOSTON

Reviews


TIME Magazine
Anish Kapoor: Past, Present, Future

June 5, 2008 By Richard Lacayo

"You get a much firmer picture of him in Anish Kapoor: Past, Present, Future, an indispensable show that runs through Sept. 7 at the Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA) in Boston. Organized by Nicholas Baume, the ICA's chief curator, it brings 14 Kapoors dating from 1980 to the present into a single long gallery that's also something of a fun house, assuming that a fun house can be smart, subtle and even a little haunting." Full article

 

The New York Times
Sculptor as Magician
May 30, 2008 By Roberta Smith

"The Indian-born, London-based sculptor Anish Kapoor has always been a kind of magician, which cuts two ways. Whether with blazingly reflective metal surfaces or dark, plush, seemingly infinite interiors, his pieces dispense multiple visual thrills and mysteries." Full article


The Boston Globe
Anish Kapoor challenges perceptions in a mind-bending show at the ICA
May 30, 2008 By Sebastian Smee

"Kapoor is the subject of an entrancing new show at the Institute of Contemporary Art. It's the first museum survey of his work on the East Coast in 15 years, and as such, it's a coup for the ICA, which also hosted Kapoor's first museum show in America back in 1985." Full article

Financial Times
Innies and Outies
June 15, 2008 By Ariella Budick

"Kapoor often works on an architectural scale and with theatrical verve to create urban spectacles. Most people experience his art one piece at a time, and the ICA offers a rare chance to stroll through a 30-year career." Full article 


 

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