Anish Kapoor is considered one of the most influential sculptors working today. He was born in Mumbai in 1954 and lives and works in London. He studied at Hornsey College of Art (1973–77) followed by postgraduate studies at Chelsea School of Art, London (1977–78).
Anish Kapoor represented Britain at the 44th Venice Biennale (1990), for which he was awarded the Premio Duemila and won the Turner Prize in 1991. In 2013 he received a knighthood for services to the arts, and in 2017 was named the Genesis Prize Laureate.