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At this year’s DesignMiami/ Basel 2013 taking place from 11 to 13 June, Louisa Guinness Gallery will be presenting ‘Cuts and Voids’, an exclusive solo show of work by Anish Kapoor.

The leading gallery known for its unique and strict focus on jewelry made by artists, challenged Anish Kapoor to express himself in a new medium. The resulting pieces are impressive and innovative as you can see below.

Compiling three separate series of Anish Kapoor’s unique jewellery design ‘Cuts and Voids’ explores space and our relationship with it.

The first series of rings and pendants consists of highly polished 22ct gold and white gold with coloured lacquer in various combinations to play with our perception of space. Is the structure hollow or solid, framing glass or stone? As sculpture, the design is instantly tactile with the properties of each piece determinable only by touch. Observed as jewellery, suspended from a neck or finger, the work is mesmeric and ambiguous, coming alive with movement and changing light.

A new body of work by the artist inspired by a human wound will also be presented in the gallery’s Design On/Site Project. This series examines the space created when internal becomes external as flesh is exposed by a gash in the skin. In this series the artist moves away from precious metal. Instead, the concept is realised in stone.

The ‘Atlas series’ is the final element of the show. The title recalls the book which inspired the series’ design. The stepped exterior and hollow interior of the ring replicates the space created when the artist meticulously carved out the pages of a world Atlas. The structure is complex, requiring numerous layers of gold. For this reason, the first one of these rings took the London goldsmiths three weeks to execute.

All works are handmade, in collaboration with the gallery, and the goldsmiths in London’s famous Hatton Garden. Each piece is signed, numbered and to the very highest standards. But the most important is that it has a place in the history of the artist’s work.

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ANISH KAPOOR, Water Ring, Form VI Double, 2007, 18ct white and 22ct yellow gold with polished exterior, 32.12g, diameter: large 3.0cm, small 2.4x 3.7cm, edition of 10 plus 4 – Courtesy of Louisa Guinness Gallery

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ANISH KAPOOR, Water Pendant (square), Form IV, large, 2010, 22ct yellow gold polished exterior with tilted square rose gold interior, 64.10g, diameter: 7.3x 2.5cm, edition of 5 plus 2 artist’s proofs – Courtesy of Louisa Guinness Gallery

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ANISH KAPOOR, Water Ring, Form I, large, 2011, 22ct yellow gold polished exterior with rose gold interior, 52.5g, diameter: 4.0cm, edition of 10 plus 4 artist’s proofs – Courtesy of Louisa Guinness Gallery

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ANISH KAPOOR, Atlas Ring, (Round), 2012, 18ct gold, 47.0g, top: 4.3 × 3.5 × 0.7cm, edition of 25 – Courtesy of Louisa Guinness Gallery

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ANISH KAPOOR, Disc Ring, 2012, 18ct white gold, 25.4g, diameter: 3.0cm, edition of 75 – Courtesy of Louisa Guinness Gallery

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ANISH KAPOOR, Atlas Ring, (Square), 2012, 18ct gold, 58.2g, top: 3.1 × 3.5 × 0.7cm, edition of 25 – Courtesy of Louisa Guinness Gallery

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ANISH KAPOOR, Torpedo Bracelet, 2010, 22ct yellow gold diamond cut exterior with polished interior, 35.6g, diameter: 5.6 x 1.97cm, depth: 0.7cm, edition of 10 plus 4 – Courtesy of Louisa Guinness Gallery

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ANISH KAPOOR, Water Pendant (square), Form IV, 2010, 18ct white gold polished exterior with rose gold interior, 32.0g, diameter: 4.0cm, edition of 10 plus 4 – Courtesy of Louisa Guinness Gallery

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