▶ "You know that day after day of, Oh God what am I going to do with myself feeling? The fear of the emptiness that it implies keeps me going."; "Work grows out of other work, and there are very few eureka moments."; "The work itself has a complete circle of meaning and counterpoint. And without your involvement as a viewer, there is no story."; "The idea is that the object has a language unto itself."; "The eye is a very quick instrument, much quicker than the ear. The eye gets it immediately."; …
"That freedom that Picasso afforded himself, to be an artist in a huge number of ways, seems to be a huge psychological liberation."; "Sculpture occupies the same space as your body."; "One of the great currents in the contemporary experience of art is that it seems to come out of the experience of the author."; "One must not believe any of those mythologies about oneself as an artist."; "One can hardly be Indian and not know that almost every accent, which hand you eat your food with, has some deeper symbolic truth, reality."; "My first show sold within the first 3 minutes, and I came back to the studio and spent the next two and a half years making almost nothing."; "Much of what I make is geometric, and has a kind of almost mathematical logic to the form."; "Maybe the way we have learned to look has changed in the last 25 years, and the exotic is much more acceptable. There are many artists now, younger artists, who work out of the exotic."; "If you get a bad review, you take that in your stride."; "I, in the end, make art for myself."; "I think I understand something about space. I think the job of a sculptor is spatial as much as it is to do with form."; "I feel the symbolic world is the nub of a problem for an artist."; "Content arises out of certain considerations about form, material, context-and that when that subject matter is sufficiently far away."; "All ideas grow out of other ideas."; "A work will only have deep resonance if the kind of darkness I can generate is something that is resident in me already."
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Tell me what you know about Anish Kapoor CBE RA (born 12 March 1954), the British sculptor of Indian birth.