Mr. Kapoor, you are in the privileged position where you are able to make fantastic, elaborate art works that cost a lot of money. Does that mean you have a bigger canvas to work with than other artists?
I don’t think it works like that. I probably am in a privileged position, yes. And cost is always an issue, of course, but I think the bigness of a thing can also be banal. Being big can be meaningless. It’s not the point. The point is that bigness has to be related to what it’s about, the content. I hope the scale of my works is way bigger than what you see. I hope they live in you.
In what way?
I want to write a grand opera! I want to deal with all the great human issues.
All of them? That sounds quite ambitious.
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