Exhibitions: Gravity and Grace: Monumental Works by El Anatsui

IN CONVERSATION

Our visitors respond to this 30-second video.

  • They've given me a charge of happiness. They are truly beautiful and I love thinking of all the hands involved in their creation. They are the work of a community. In doing this work a community has been shaped. In viewing these works I feel connected to that community.

    — Jan

  • One moment the pieces look like silk fabric , then like igneous rock, then like topographical maps. The charge: of seeing artwork that transforms materials before your eyes.

    — Jennifer

  • My reactions were so diverse, kind of soft and engaging. Found a way to meditation through them

    — Raquel

  • The fact that you are able to touch something and change how others perceive it... You have that power to reframe the world for yourself and others.

    — Pam

  • The artist has enabled me to forever see beauty when confronted with modern trash. What a gift! Thank you, El Anatsui.

    — Mary