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Art From Us MUSEUM GUIDE : Tate Modern : Ellsworth Kelly & Anish Kapoor

Today we arrive Tate Modern – Ellsworth Kelly & Anish Kapoor, for our Museum Guide excursion, led by Divvya Nirula.

This gallery showcases artworks by Ellsworth Kelly & Anish Kapoor. Presented here are our top two must-see objects on view. Next time you visit the museum, do not miss these!

1. Ishi’s Light, 2003, by Anish Kapoor
2. white curve,1969, by Jean-Pierre Yvaral

image credit for artworks : Tate Modern

Some fun facts about the Museum :

  • This gallery exhibits just 2 artworks, as mentioned above.
  • The first is by Anish Kapoor. Kapoor is a British-Indian sculptor. His works are predominantly Conceptual in nature.
  • Ellsworth Kelly is an American painter and sculptor. He predominantly adopts a Minimalist and Abstract vocabulary.
  • While both works are by different artists, they are similar in many ways. They both engage with the viewer and directly dictate how audiences will navigate through the gallery space. Both Kapoor and Kelly’s installations highlight the effects of light and shadow. And through this they interact with the space around them.

A Final Thought :

Anish Kapoor CBE, studied at Horsey College of Art and then at Chelsea School of Art & Design. His works have been showcased in several important exhibitions worldwide, including the Venice Biennale. Apart from being knighted in Britain, he has been awarded the Padma Bhushan by the Government of India.

Ellsworth Kelly studied at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. He also attended the  École nationale supérieure des Beaux-Arts in Paris. He was mentored by Robert Indiana for almost a decade. His works have been included in the some of the best museum around the world including the Museum of Modern Art, New York and the Whitney Museum of American Art.

Visit Art From Us Archive for Museum Guide collated by Divvya Nirula. Here you shall find more suggestions on where you should visit next. And what you should see there.

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