Exhibitions: Gravity and Grace: Monumental Works by El Anatsui


Our visitors respond to this 30-second video.

  • I think that metal bands are connecting them together. And I really like it - it looks like a carpet or blanket with designs. Lola, age 7

    — Lola

  • I see the connection between beauty and things so people would call trash. After all, that's what everyone who doesn't understand his art would call it. I think it's really cool.

    — Rachel, Age 11

  • I see the connection between materialism/consumerism and conservation.

    — Bahia

  • I love the way he starts off by using such humble, even sordid, materials and creates an entirely new world. However, it's a world that does not deny its past incarnation, it's all right there embedded in each and every facet.

    — APS

  • Connecting the African continent with the rest of the world.

    — Emily