Saturday, 2 March 2013

Art: Why not check out the “Gravity and Grace: Monumental Works by El Anatsui” at Brooklyn Museum?

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:

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.


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