Anish Kapoor was born in Bombay, India in 1954. He studied at Hornsey College of Art from 1973-77 and then completed his postgraduate studies at Chelsea School of Art, London from 1977-78. He is most well known for his public sculptures, which are frequently characterized by their play with spatial comprehension. In 1990, he represented Britain at the 44th Venice Biennale and received the Premio Duemila prize, and the following year, he won the Turner Prize. Kapoor was awarded a Knighthood in 2013 for his contributions to the visual arts and received an honorary doctorate decree from the University of Oxford in 2014. He currently lives and works in London.
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