Exhibition

Anish Kapoor: Turning the World Upside Down

28 Sep 2010 – 13 Mar 2011

Regular opening hours

Monday
10:00 – 18:00
Tuesday
10:00 – 18:00
Wednesday
10:00 – 18:00
Thursday
10:00 – 18:00
Friday
10:00 – 18:00
Saturday
10:00 – 18:00
Sunday
10:00 – 18:00

Serpentine Galleries

London, United Kingdom

Address

Travel Information

  • South Kensington/Lancaster Gate

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This autumn The Royal Parks and the Serpentine Gallery will present a major exhibition of large scale outdoor sculptures by acclaimed London-based artist Anish Kapoor in Kensington Gardens. The free exhibition will showcase 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 will be 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 in the works' mirror-like surfaces call into question the viewers' relationship to both the work itself and the surrounding environment.

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