Anish Kapoor: Turning the World Upside Down in Kensington Gardens


LONDON.- A major exhibition of large scale outdoor sculptures in Kensington Gardens by acclaimed London-based artist Anish Kapoor, presented jointly by The Royal Parks and the Serpentine Gallery, opens today. The free exhibition showcases a series of major recent works never before shown together in London. Constructed from highly reflective stainless steel, the giant curved mirror surfaces will create illusory distortions of the surroundings and will be visible across large distances, creating new vistas in this famous and much-loved setting. The sculptures are sited to contrast and reflect the changing colours, foliage and weather in Kensington Gardens. Despite their monumental scale, the works appear as pure reflection of their surroundings: the sky, trees, water, wildlife and changing seasons. The distortions