El Anatsui (Ghanaian, b. 1944). Earth’s Skin, 2007. Aluminum and copper wire, 177 x 394 in. (449.6 x 1000.8 cm). Courtesy of the artist and Jack Shainman Gallery, New York. Photo by Joe Levack, Courtesy of the Akron Art Museum
Paulina Opoku-Gyimah says: El Anatsui’s first solo exhibition in NYC, it features over 30 of his work "in metal and wood that transform appropriated objects into site-specific sculptures” ---and runs until the 4th August 2013. For more info visit: http://www.brooklynmuseum.org/exhibitions/el_anatsui/
The interview with Kevin Dumouchelle, Associate Curator of the Arts of Africa and the Pacific Islands, and Susan Vogel, filmmaker and author of El Anatsui: Art and Life.