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Anish Kapoor Quotes

One of the great currents in the contemporary experience of art is that it seems to come out of the experience of the author.
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Re-investing in one's own little moments of insight is very important.

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What one does in the studio is to pose a series of problems to oneself. I've got to look for some deeper meaning, for some reason for this thing to be in the world. There's enough stuff in the world.

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What interests me is the sense of the darkness that we carry within us, the darkness that's akin to one of the principal subjects of the sublime - terror.

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I've always felt that if one was going to take seriously this vocation as an artist, you have to get beyond that decorative facade.

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There's something imminent in the work, but the circle is only completed by the viewer.

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I, in the end, make art for myself.

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Red is a colour I've felt very strongly about. Maybe red is a very Indian colour, maybe it's one of those things that I grew up with and recognise at some other level.

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All ideas grow out of other ideas.

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Red, of course, is the colour of the interior of our bodies. In a way it's inside out, red.

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It's precisely in those moments when I don't know what to do, boredom drives one to try a host of possibilities to either get somewhere or not get anywhere.

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I am Indian, and I'm proud of it. Indian life is mythologically rich and powerful.

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Work grows out of other work, and there are very few eureka moments.

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I've nothing to say.

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I'm not an artist who has an agenda that's set by the work.

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My first show sold within the first 3 minutes, and I came back to the studio and spent the next two and a half years making almost nothing.

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I used to empty the studio out and throw stuff away. I now don't. There will be a whole series of dead ends that a year or two down the line I'll come back to.

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Is it my role as an artist to say something, to express, to be expressive? I think it's my role as an artist to bring to expression, it's not my role to be expressive.

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The most important things that one's working on are not necessarily the most important things that one thinks one's working on.

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