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Anish Kapoor

Lisson Gallery / Online / Art

“Artists don’t make objects,” the superstar sculptor Anish Kapoor said in 2008. “Artists make mythologies, and it’s through the mythologies that we read the object.” Kapoor counts his world-renowned mirror-polished sculptures as “objects.” Cast in different colors, with curves concave and convex, Kapoor’s objects mesmerize viewers, who find themselves reflected in a topsy-turvy world. For this exhibition, which spans both of Lisson’s gallery spaces, the centerpiece Tsunami (2018) takes its form from a circle projected onto an hourglass, thus capturing infinity in a void. —E.C.

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