Exhibitions: Gravity and Grace: Monumental Works by El Anatsui

IN CONVERSATION

Our visitors respond to this 30-second video.

  • Perspective! A wonderful thing to have.

    — Janine

  • In my imagination I think they have lots of expression added to them they also have all these colors added this golden wall in my imagination it's a big magical tree. And whoever touches it gets to make three wishes. And they have to be alive.

    — Vera

  • Think about how many things we touch every day and as a result the charges that we leave, the connections that we have with one another are profound

    — Alison

  • After seeing his work in person, I feel like it's possible to create something 50x larger than myself.

    — Allison

  • These works are just so beautiful, and to think they are made from discarded stuff, basically junk! It is also amazing how the artist shares so much with us - his methods and inspiration.

    — Andrea

  • It made me expand my definition of art and gave me an idea of a communication project I might do with my students.

    — Rhonda

  • These inspiring wall hangings have showed me of Africa's rich history. They are truly inspiring!

    — Noah

  • I felt like touching them and rubbing them on my skin to feel the scratchiness. They are very sensual.

    — Noah

  • I'm charged-- in at least 2 senses of the word-- with a pure sense of possibility.

    — Dd

  • Just the look of the amazing work connects the art and the person together

    — Anton