Exhibitions: Gravity and Grace: Monumental Works by El Anatsui

IN CONVERSATION

Our visitors respond to this 30-second video.

  • That anything has the potential for beauty!

    — Paul

  • His use of items that would normally be trash is amazing, it reminds me that the possibility of art is all around us.

    — Nia

  • These monumental tapestries look like fabric I'd love to wrap myself up in! But, of course,they are not. They would not be comfortable, but they appear to be. They look beautiful but are made of cast offs! Terrific irony in visual art! Beauty but potential danger...

    — Leigh

  • The transcendence of what might otherwise be wasted...with el Anatsui, we experience the exaltation of all that is left behind.

    — Linda

  • In a world with too much clutter and not enough beauty, I think he just figured out part of the solution.

    — Dico