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When we add up, Kapoor has been naughty. To show the finger to the whole art world on the internet the way he did was simply bad behavior, writes Stuart Semple in an email to Dagbladet.

The british contemporary artist langer out against his famous colleague, indiskfødte Anish Kapoor. Ever since 2016, the two had a bitter and very public feud, full of surprises.

Now he has launched a last stab in the conflict, which started with that Kapoor bought the rights to the use of the color "Vantablack" in the art, referred to as "the world's blackest black". The coating is made of nanokarbon and absorbs almost all the light. The artist, however, would not share, and forbade the other kunstere to use the color.

It got Semple to see red, or rather pink, which you will soon understand. Not least, he got apparently the internet on their team, in a furious trolling by Kapoor.

STYRTRIK: Anish Kapoor is one of the world's most famous and successful artists, but get a lot of hate on the internet. The circle in the picture is not a hole, but a painted circle with svartfargen "Vantablack", which created great controversies. Photo: Stephanie de Sakutin / AFP Show more

- It is good to be important, but in the longest, it is more important to be good, " says Semple, who is now brilliant satisfied with it which is referred to as the end of the visa.

Semple takes again

We rewind back to the beginning of 2016.

- This svartfargen is dynamite in the art world, " said artist Christian Furr to the Daily Mail.

the Newspaper could report that the artists were in harnisk of Kapoors monopoly on "Vantablack", which at its best absorbs 99,96 per cent light. The effect of the coating is compared to looking into a black hole. It made it much sought after in the art world, even though the manufacturer Surrey Nanosystems had really made it for use in aerospace.

In social media begins thus emneknaggen #sharetheblack to spread among the outraged artists. In the meantime contrive Semple out his sweet revenge. He introduces "the world's most pink pink", available for all, with an exception:

BLACK: The british artist Stuart Semple has fought against Kapoor in a public feud since 2016. Photo: Brett D. Cove / Splash News Show more

By purchasing this product you confirm that you are not Anish Kapoor, purchases the product on behalf of him, or one of his cohorts, formulate Semple as the requirements of the buyer.

Kapoor answer

To the Wired reviews Semple rosafargen as a form of performance art. Soon also began other kunstere to participate, by applying the color and post the result on the web with emneknaggen #sharetheblack.

But Kapoor responded with the Semple reviews as "showing the finger to the art world":

- Up in your #pink, it is written in Instagram-post from December 2016.

Here Kapoor your finger dipped in Semples pink, and aims to that he should stick it up in the ass.

FINGER: This was Kapoors response to the Semples pink. Photo: Screenshot Instagram Show more

Everyone was obviously upset over the way Kapoor has behaved. At the same time has kunstere made it kunstere do: get together and make things, writes Semple to the Newspaper.

After the Instagram post, it took not long time before the internet fired back.

Create your own black

Early in the 2017 starts Semple work with his own black, also available for all except Kapoor. But his first effort "Black 1.0", wasn't black enough.

So I made the "Black 2.0", which is a paint that absorbs more light than any other acrylic paint. I would make the blackest paint on the planet, all be able to play around with. Up to now various types of "supersvart", which absorbs more than 95 percent light, been extremely expensive. One must apply it in a lab and it is not suited particularly well for art, " he says.

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It is worth noting that the "Vantablack" is not a paint, but an advanced nanobelegg, which, according to Semple must be applied in a labratorium. Thus Semple has on numerous occasions ridiculed Kapoor that he will not get used "Vantablack" as he will.

It is completely absurd. Anish Kapoor can't make anything with it, he said to Wired.

Trolles on Facebook

Later the same year explodes Facebook in a furious trolling by Kapoor, which is set in the context of the conflict. His most famous art installation "Cloud gate" in Chicago, with the nickname of "the Bean" being the subject of fake, humorous Facebook-events.

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"Replace the Bean with Mr. Bean", "Friter the Bean and eat it" and "window cleaner the Bean", was among the variants, according to the website Timeout.

There is also an event called "Paint the Bean with the Semples Black 2.0 to annoy Anish Kapoor".

- There is a very strong group kunstere on the internet who really cares and will make things better for each other, " says Semple questions about how he thinks the internet has responded to the conflict between him and Kapoor.

A last stab

Now Semple and his gang used it last year to create the color "Black 3.0", a kind of end of the visa in their feud for the world's blackest black.

I truly believe that the more people who have access to this paint, the more interesting the art we're going to see. This is the blackest paint on the planet. It absorbs between 98 and 99 per cent of the light, and look incredibly strange in real life, " says Semple.

- See you on the "Black 3.0" as a victory in their feud with Kapoor?

- I get no pleasure out of the thought that he is trying to stick nanonør to the pieces of metal in an expensive laboratory, but he has painted himself into that corner. We're not "Black 3.0" just to revansjere he little pink finger-stunt. We do it because we all deserve the blackest of black.

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Semple bedyrer that he wants to be friends with Kapoor, but allows the ball to lie at the rival.

In my dream world he says sorry that he took my pink, and give me back the money.

the Newspaper has sent Semples statements to the Kapoor, who has not responded to the inquiry.


the Artist and the art critic Tommy Olsson, have fun over the creative skittkastingen in the conflict.

In my native language we have a term called "svartsjuka", it is quite appropriate in this context.

He doesn't think artists earn to be involved in public conflicts.

But I don't think it makes as much or rather. Kapoor is not the only drittsekken in the art world. There are, for example, a story from the 90s, when a kunststudent emptied a bottle of ink into one of Damien Hirst works, which consisted of a formalintank with a sheep in the middle. The student named it from "Away from the flock" the "Black sheep", and expected that that Hirst would go on this. But he did not just...

Olsson have even seen "Vantablack" in an exhibition.

- It is not uncommon that kunstere take ownership of colors. Probably go over this here - I think it is a little trend.

PS: "Vantablack" is often referred to as the world's blackest substance, but the substance "Dark chameleon dimers" was because in the Guinnes world records in 2015.

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