, a huge structure by artist Anish Kapoor in |1999, provided the first taste of plans for the site
The space was briefly and perfectly revitalised by the red rubber membrane of Anish Kapoor's giant installation Taratantara
So far, the nearest his work has come to Teesside was the 100ft-high Taratantara
, which went on display in renowned Gateshead gallery the Baltic in 1999.
TARANTARRATARA (6) The OED has taratantara
as a main entry but also shows tarantarratara in boldface type as a 19th century variant spelling.
O-words containing over 3 syllables cocorico patapatapon patati patata taratata taratantara
The first artwork hosted by Baltic was Taratantara
, Anish Kapoor's huge red stretchy sculpture which filled the void of the gutted building in 1999.
But some past winners have already wowed visitors, including Antony Gormley, who involved volunteers in making Domain Field at the venue, and Anish Kapoor whose Taratantara
was shown there while the building was being converted.
Kapoor's first installation in the North-east took place in 1999 when he created Taratantara
for Gateshead's Baltic art gallery.
His work Taratantara
, a huge red sculpture, was exhibited in the shell of the old Baltic Flour Mills.
His previous works on Tyneside include Taratantara
, which was constructed in the shell of the Baltic after internal demolition work in 1999.
Temenos is reminiscent of earlier works such as Taratantara
, which was constructed in the shell of Baltic after internal demolition work in 1999, and of Marsyas, shown at Tate Modern.
The artist recalls visiting the building in 1999 when it was a shell and seeing Anish Kapoor's spectacular sculpture Taratantara