ARTINFO
Published: November 1, 2008

...Kapoor still has an interest in creating sites for quiet contemplation. A sculpture intended for Lower Manhattan should answer people’s need for reflection, and promises to be genuinely mysterious. The 20-foot-high block of black granite will stand in Hanover Square, in a garden commemorating the 67 Britons who died as a result of the attacks on 9/11. To realize the memorial, Kapoor is donating it to the city. “If they had to pay for the sculpture it would never happen, because my work costs so much,” he says. (One of his sculptures sold last year for $2.5 million.) “This is a worthy cause and I would like a piece in that location; but we’ve still got to raise the funds to make the work.