Exhibitions: Gravity and Grace: Monumental Works by El Anatsui

IN CONVERSATION

Our visitors respond to this 30-second video.

  • The sedimentation of atomic subjects with the purpose of creating a greater whole; a larger body that manifests itself through these minute 'expressions'

    — Elbert

  • In this room I see the impact that humans are capable of...good and bad. Gravity and Grace encapsulates the entire room..."material and spiritual." The metal has a direct impact, tactilely and visually. Then the awareness of a harsh truth- It forces us to connect to our imperfect humanity, and yet at the same time, we can also connect to an attained perfection that humanity must possess.

    — Elizabeth

  • It. Remined me of a tipi.- Luke age 7
    Those remind me of shopping bags- Scarlett age 5

    — Luke And Scarlett

  • I see the influences of kente cloth and maps.

    — Kathleen

  • Remind of colourful places in the world: Gaudy buildings in Barcelona in Spain,mission-district murals in SF,and so forth.the best way to view this art is probably outdoors,and thanks for bringing it here!

    — Zachi