Anish Kapoor Covers Versailles Graffiti in Gold Leaf

September 25th, 2015

Anish Kapoor's Versailles Palace Installation, via BBCAnish Kapoor has covered the graffiti on his work Dirty Corner with strips of gold leaf, refusing to remove the graffiti as a French court had ordered, while still concealing it.  The artist noted that the new action turned the piece into “something else, a room still with a painful past, but a piece that first claims the beauty of art”.

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