Anish Kapoor’s “Descension” at Galleria Continua San Gimignano

Anish Kapoor returns to Italy with “Descension”, an exhibition project conceived specially for the former cinema and theatre space of Galleria Continua in San Gimignano. The heart of the show is the installation in the stalls area, Descension, from which the exhibition takes its name.

 

Anish Kapoor - Descension 2015, Acciaio, acqua, motore, 500 x 500 cm © Galleria Continua

Anish Kapoor – Descension 2015, Acciaio, acqua, motore, 500 x 500 cm © Galleria Continua

 

Kapoor belongs to the line of artists who pose alchemical questions, and who also proceed by way of paradoxical concepts, producing works that push us beyond appearance in search of being. In so doing he makes us reflect on the latent state of the power of matter itself, of the energy contained within it, and for this reason a metaphor of the entire universe.

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