TODAY’S – Kapoor’s sculpture included in SabancI Museum’s collection

Kapoor’s sculpture included in SabancI Museum’s collectionIndian-born British contemporary artist Anish Kapoor’s sculpture “Double” has been included in the permanent collection of Istanbul’s SakIp SabancI Museum (SSM), which hosted the artist’s first-ever Turkey show in 2013.The work, which was displayed in the museum as part of “Anish Kapoor in Istanbul,” is being presented in SSM’s garden, and it is the first of Kapoor’s sculptures to be publicly showcased in Turkey.

The 5,300-kilogram stone sculpture was one of the heaviest works in the artist’s SSM show. The 2006 work was confirmed to be included in the collection after being sent from London on June 6 Turner Prize-winning Kapoor is one of the most famous sculptors in Britain and he made the country’s biggest public art work the ArcelorMittal Orbit — a 114.

5-meter observation tower in London’s Queen Elizabeth II Olympic Park.

SOURCE: Today’s Zaman