Anish Kapoor, CBE, is one of the most influential sculptors of his generation. He was born in Bombay in 1954 and has lived in London since the early 70’s when he studied at Hornsey College of Art (1973-77) and Chelsea School of Art Design (1977-78). He frequently makes trips back to India, and has acknowledged that his work is inspired by both Western and Eastern culture. He has created works for multiple solo and groups shows and has represented Britain at the Venice Bienale, as well as having solo shows at the Royal Academy and winning the Turner Prize. His large outdoor sculptures are to be found in cities and installations across the world.