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The Slide at the ArcelorMittal Orbit, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London

  At the invitation of Sir Anish Kapoor, Belgian artist Carsten Höller has created the UK’s tallest public artwork. It opens on June 24th as the world’s highest and longest tunnel slide at 178-metres. In a 40-second trip, visitors will loop around the ArcelorMittal Orbit 12 times, including a corkscrew section called the ‘bettfeder’ – … Continue reading

ArcelorMittal Orbit. Anish Kapoor and Cecil Balmond. Olympic Park, London 2012

“Despite the fact that it is sculpture it is a structure. Before it is a structure it is a sculpture”. Situated between the Olympic Stadium and Zaha Hadid’s Aquatics Centre the ArcelorMittal Orbit (AM Orbit), is an iconic hybrid – sculpture, building and public viewing platform – designed by Anish Kapoor and Cecil Balmond for the … Continue reading