Moves from India to England. Takes classes at the Hornsey College of Art in London and comes into contact with other artists for the first time.
While studying at the Chelsea School of Art, Kapoor is included in the group exhibition Young Contemporaries at the Royal Academy of Arts in London.
Accepts a teaching position at Wolverhampton Polytechnic in the Midlands. Creates his first pieces using pigments, the 1,000 Names series.
Has his first solo exhibition, at Galerie Patrice Alexandre in Paris, presenting several works from the 1,000 Names series.
Participates in the exhibition British Sculpture in the Twentieth Century: Part Two, Symbol and Imagination 1951-1980 at the Whitechapel Art Gallery in London.
Shows pigment sculptures at Lisson Gallery in London.
Has solo exhibitions at Galerie ‘t Venster in Rotterdam, Walker Art Gallery in Liverpool (travels to Le Nouveau Musée in Lyon), and Lisson Gallery in London.