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Anish Kapoor states that when the process leads the artist, the work is a discovery. His artistic practice involves a phenomenological approach based on the experience of the creative act, as the artist himself suggests: "I don't have anything to say, but I know that if I immerse myself into the process, it brings me to meanings I could never have imagined." For Catherine Lampert, curator of Anish Kapoor. Archaeology: Biology, this is a guiding principle of the exhibition in which the work acquires a dimension of its own that involves the viewer, inviting them to experience both the plenitude and freedom of form, and the potential space created by the object. As Kapoor states: "So many of the works [...] come to the idea that the space itself is only notionally defined, there is something beyond it. It is a proposition about space treated as a poetic idea." This spatial experience of the work generates a sensation of "unbridgeability," as Horst Bredekamp puts it, that "induces people, faced with unboundedness, to find guiding principles in themselves."
Although the exhibition is not chronological, it offers a wide-
The first section titled, Auto-
The exhibition was produced by the Museo Universitario Arte Contemporáneo (MUAC), with the support of our Board of Trustees, Patronato Fondo de Arte Contemporáneo, A.C. As a University museum, the MUAC is an institution of artistic, academic and social synergy, within the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM).
Anish Kapoor, My Red Homeland, 2003. © Anish Kapoor.
Exhibition 28 May -
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