The Bean and More

Anish Kapoor, Shooting into the corner, 2008-2009

This work was brought to my attention by e-flux, read about it here, it is now on display as part of a a retrospective of Kapoor’s work at Pinchuk Art Center.

Last Sunday marked the day of my graduation from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Yes, now you can call me Master. The graduating students of SAIC have the privilege of walking across the stage of the Jay Pritzker Pavilion in Millenium Park to receive their diplomas.  A smidgen to the west rests the infamous Chicago “Bean.” The “Bean’s” title is Cloud Gate and it was created by Anish Kapoor. This morning as I was wading through the emails I’ve neglected the past few weeks I came across another work by Kapoor and I thought the many visitors we had last weekend would find it interesting to see another work created by the “Bean” artist.

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