British contemporary artist Anish Kapoor stands in front of his artwork “Sectional body preparing for Monadic Singularity”, which is on show in Beijing. Photo: AFP

Artist Anish Kapoor plays with reality in his debut solo show in China, which brings his mirror sculptures indoors for the first time

  • Concave and made of stainless steel, Kapoor artworks create warped impressions of a former imperial temple’s columns and beams, playing ‘a game with the viewer’
  • Known for large public sculptures such as Cloud Gate in Chicago, the Indian-born British artist likes the fact that his art is open to multiple interpretations
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British contemporary artist Anish Kapoor stands in front of his artwork “Sectional body preparing for Monadic Singularity”, which is on show in Beijing. Photo: AFP
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Gelb-Rot-Blau (Yellow-Red-Blue), a 1925 work by Vasily Kandinsky from the Pompidou Centre collection, is among the works on display in Shanghai as part of the Parisian arts centre’s collaboration with the West Bund Art Museum. It is one of a number of cross-cultural exchanges involving Shanghai art museums. Photo: Pompidou Centre

No shortage of suitors for Shanghai art museums as Western counterparts seek exposure in China – France’s Pompidou Centre is the latest

  • Parisian arts centre launches its collaboration with West Bund Art Museum, showing a condensed history of modern art and a sample of its new-media collection
  • It is not the only cross-cultural exchange involving a Shanghai institution – the Yuz Museum is hosting works from the Los Angeles County Museum of Art
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Gelb-Rot-Blau (Yellow-Red-Blue), a 1925 work by Vasily Kandinsky from the Pompidou Centre collection, is among the works on display in Shanghai as part of the Parisian arts centre’s collaboration with the West Bund Art Museum. It is one of a number of cross-cultural exchanges involving Shanghai art museums. Photo: Pompidou Centre
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