Found Articles: Anish Kapoor in Berlin: ‘in short, Britain’s fucked’ – The Guardian

Anish Kapoor in Berlin: ‘in short, Britain’s fucked’ – The Guardian

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An interesting read about one of my favourite British/Indian artists, and his opinions on the art scene contrasts between UK and Germany – written this week in the Guardian by Kate Connolly (See original here)

The doyen of British sculpture gives the Guardian an exclusive preview of his major new exhibition in the German capital

  • Anish Kapoor: Shooting Into the Corner
Anish Kapoor’s Shooting Into the Corner Photograph: Nic Tenwiggenhorn/Martin-Gropius-Bau

Sitting in a Berlin gallery over a cup of tea, Anish Kapoor is clearly at home in a city that is about to stage one of his largest ever shows.

The British-based artist says the exhibition, entitled Kapoor in Berlin, is the best show he has yet put on, which may have much to do with the fact that he feels Germany demonstrates a huge degree of respect for the arts – in stark contrast to Britain.

“Germans have a rather healthy respect for the…

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