Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Kapoor downplays controversy surrounding his tower at the Olympic Park

Anish Kapoor is downplaying the controversy surrounding the tower sculpture for the London Olympics, which he created with structural designer Cecil Balmond, saying he has researched initial negative reactions of Parisians to the iconic Eiffel Tower, recalling the horror of observers such as author Victor Hugo. Read more...
Image: Balmond and Kapoor's ArcelorMittal Orbit (detail), Olympic Park, London