Descension by Anish Kapoor is a Mesmerizing Installation

By: Rebecca Byers - Feb 11, 2015
References: anishkapoor & thisiscolossal
Descension by Anish Kapoor is a fascinating indoor whirlpool installation that will have you hypnotized. The latest work by the British sculptor, currently on display in Kochi, India, follows in the same vein as Kapoor's 2003 installation Ascension.

As it is currently displayed, Descension by Anish Kapoor, who was born in India, appears against a backdrop of the calming sea, as the room opens up to display a real beach outside, offering a surreal contrast.

Descension by Anish Kapoor exists in the floor of the gallery, allowing the water to splash up onto the space and tends to appear like an infinite hole to the unwise audience, adding to Kapoor's interest in playing with scale in order to perpetuate a feeling of mystery in his works.