Artist Anish Kapoor and Martin Caiger-Smith, former Head of Exhibitions at Hayward Gallery, discuss Kapoor’s solo exhibition at the gallery in 1998. This exhibition was the artist’s first major solo show in a UK public institution. Taking over the entire gallery, it featured over 20 large-scale sculptural works, among them a number of site-specific sculptures that responded to the architecture of the Hayward Gallery.
This video is part of Conversations in the Archive, a series of five films exploring seminal exhibitions from Hayward Gallery’s history. In each film, artists and curators involved in the exhibition are captured in conversation, with archival material acting as a prompt for reflection and recollection.
Commissioned by Hayward Gallery for its 50th anniversary with Art Fund support.
Working in partnership with Google Arts & Culture, Hayward Gallery has digitised archival material from 50 landmark exhibitions that have taken place at the gallery over the past 50 years.