Kapoor to Use $1M Genesis Prize Money to Help Refugees

artnet News | Amah-Rose Abrams:

Anish Kapoor, named the Genesis Prize Laureate 2017, has announced that he will use the $1 million prize money to try and alleviate the refugee crisis. The Genesis Prize, which has been called the “Jewish Nobel Prize,” is awarded to those of Jewish heritage that have excelled in their professions. British-Indian Kapoor, who was announced as the winner yesterday, February 5, was born in Bombay to an Iraqi-Jewish mother and Indian father… Read more

Image: Anish Kapoor in Berlin in 2013. Photo courtesy Adam Berry/Getty Images