Exhibitions: Gravity and Grace: Monumental Works by El Anatsui

IN CONVERSATION

Our visitors respond to this 30-second video.

  • I see his desire to communicate how his nomadic upbringing has influenced his outlook, emotions and diversity

    — Mairead

  • I see the connection between the royal and the proletariat, the luxurious and the ordinary. From far away his hangings look like a golden royal quilt, but up close they are nothing bu refuse

    — Francoise

  • As mentiomed earlier, I am inspired by the connection between the minute and the grand as well as planning and labor/freedom, also the historical and social connections in meaning and material.

    — Ivette

  • I see a huge work in progress. I see recycled pieces into artwork. I see fantasy and energy, and also creativity. I can tell you that I see mountains, rivers, cities and landscapes. The connection is in between. The world, the sea, the mountain and the man. Loved it.

    — Marcelle

  • I see every bottle, every can, every human who consumed, and the artists hand.

    — Phoebe