Gravity and Grace: Monumental Works by El Anatsui

 

Gravity and Grace: Monumental Works by El Anatsui is an interesting exhibition that is made out of discarded liquor bottles. Initially inspired by a trip to Nigeria, Ghanaian artist El Anatsui is making a strong statement on being an african and the history of the African continent. While the pieces have an almost gold and high art quality the use of disposed liquor bottles bring the pieces to a consumerist level. The flowing nature of the work is beautiful but with a almost longing quality

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