Heather James Fine Art is offering an important sculpture by Anish Kapoor, one of the world’s most influential contemporary artists. At 78 inches in diameter, the stainless steel and lacquer Blood Mirror consumes its space and everything around it. It captivates and resonates with viewers, who seldom resist engaging with the art. Kapoor’s work typically manifests in simple, curved forms, usually monochromatic and richly colored to draw the viewer through extraordinary scale and surface. The round, concave, and highly reflective Blood Mirror has a powerful presence, both physically and psychologically. From a distance, it appears to be a void that tempts viewers to look closely as it reflects and distorts everything in front and to the sides of it. Up close, the surface seems to switch from concave to convex, which creates an unsettling tension as it challenges

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