cut me to pieces

Art, exhibitions

During my last trip to the Met I became entranced by this optical reflective piece by Anish Kapoor. (As did everyone else in the room, there was literally a line to stand in front of it, hence no photographs of the entire thing) Standing from far away, the reflection was reversed, similar to looking into a spoon but once you are standing directly in front of it you are divided into hundreds of fragments, an effect I like to call Fly Face. It was disorienting, silly and endlessly interesting.

Megans reflection in Anish Kapoor, Untitled 2007

Me and Megan in Anish Kapoor, Untitled 2007

Anish Kapoor, Untitled 2007 (image credit:  the Met.com)

also a youtube video I found of the piece. It gives you a peek of the textural qualities up-close.

It is currently on view at the Met, located at the entrance into the Modern and Contemporary Galleries. 

*On a completely different note. Today I did my first guest blog post over on Irez Therefore I am, A Virtual Salon about Art, Culture Activism & Identity. I will be doing a couple postings over there a month from now on and I am really excited about the opportunity to become a part of this community. Read my first post HERE. 

2 thoughts on “cut me to pieces

  1. wow Jacque, amazing! It looks so great in the pix, and I imagine the visceral experience of actually being there is even more powerful.

    Oh, yes, and, THANKS SO MUCH!!! for joining us over on iRez, we’re so thrilled to have you join the conversation!

    xoxo

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