Exhibitions: Gravity and Grace: Monumental Works by El Anatsui

IN CONVERSATION

Our visitors respond to this 30-second video.

  • The connection between these works and fabrics and tapestries is remarkable and contrasts with the actual material components which are actually hard and sharps. The works also shimmer like precious metal and materials while also connecting with their everyday inexpensive materials.

    — Jodie And Gary

  • Precious symbolic textiles I the West African tradition of Kente cloth.

    The shimmering splendor of Medieval European ceremonial pieces, made of silver.

    Dada, Paul Klee.

    The precious luminous effect derived from humble scrap metal. Precious metal, no less.

    Pieces that are made by a team of specialists.

    — Rachelle

  • I think of beautiful handmade quilts with so many amazing colers

    — Piper

  • Tapestries. Rothko. People smiling in delight looking.

    — Julie

  • I see a tautological imbrication. Which made me think of Venice. Anatsui, you're a legend.

    — Kusturica