Anish Kapoor’s artwork adorns new UK passport

INGENakapoorWell known British Indian sculptor Anish Kapoor’s artwork is featured on Britain’s new passport design, alongside cultural figures from the past 500 years, such as Shakespeare.

Kapoor, 61, who was born in Mumbai, is known for his ArcelorMittal Orbit sculpture that was created for the London 2012 Olympic Games.

UK Immigration Minister James Brokenshire said, by using some of the most advanced technology and security measures around, this passport design is the most secure that the UK has every issued.

A new British passport is launched every five years.