Exhibitions: Gravity and Grace: Monumental Works by El Anatsui

IN CONVERSATION

Our visitors respond to this 30-second video.

  • The connections we see include:
    1.rich and poor
    2.form and format
    3.art and artist
    4.people and their environment
    5. Awareness and finite materials

    Thank you for this amazing exhibit!

    — MatthewJenn

  • The vibrant patterns in the metalwork were reminiscent of the quilts of my childhood, found pieces transformed into incredible art. The metal appeared to be soft and fabric-like.

    — Jennifer

  • Peak reminds me of a queens gown .

    — Yasmeen Age 6

  • Medieval tapestries, digital pixels, lace works in the V and A, William Morris, Klimt painting, big shopping bags, continents, chain mail, waste and refuse heaps, capes of flowers in the Rose Parade, children in New Delhi making staples on the street, mathematical meeting of polygons which is very rare and difficult to do, the ocean floor, coral shelves, mushrooms, beehives, iron grating, sashiko, quilting, ......

    — Rebecca

  • A release of connections - the courage to leave his work hang or fall or be formed in the hands of others

    — Fiona