Art, Theaters and Museums

Anish Kapoor: Sky Mirror, Blue

Anish Kapoor is known for elegant sculptures of spare geometries and organic forms, which he fabricates with feats of engineering.Sky Mirror is a public sculpture by artist Anish Kapoor.
Commissioned by the Nottingham Playhouse, it is installed outside the theatre in Wellington Circus, Nottingham, England. Sky Mirror is a 6-metre-wide (20 ft)-wide concave dish of polished stainless steel weighing 10 tonnes (9.8 long tons) and angled up towards the sky. Its surface reflects the ever-changing environment.
It took six years from the initial idea for a major new piece of public art to the unveiling of Sky Mirror on 27 April 2001, and cost 900,000. At the time, it was the most expensive piece of civic art funded by the National Lottery. It was manufactured in Finland.

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