Leviathan: tailored polymers for monumental work

The new Monumenta* installation event at the Grand Palais in Paris caused quite a stir. And with good reason - the main space of this landmark exhibition hall hosts the hugely spectacular Leviathan by plastic artist Anish Kapoor**.

The fourth edition of Monumenta gave a free hand to British artist Anish Kapoor whose sensational 2002 revisiting of Greek mythology at the Tate Gallery, in London is now followed by this new biblically-inspired work. The blood-red structure made up of panels of a composite polyester/PVC textile, was made possible by the cutting-edge technical expertise of French textile manufacturers Serge Ferrari.

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