Paris, France - June 2011  
Looking With A Parisian 2
At the Leviathan, Anish Kapoor’s sculpture in Grand Palais.

MONUMENTA is an invitation from the French Ministry for Culture and Communication for an internationally-renowned contemporary artist to create a site-specific work for the Grand Palais in Paris, and last year they invited Indian-born Anish Kapoor.

Kapoor described the work as: "A single object, a single form, a single colour... My ambition is to create a space within a space that responds to the height and luminosity of the Nave at the Grand Palais. Visitors will be invited to walk inside the work, to immerse themselves in colour, and it will, I hope, be a contemplative and poetic experience".