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El Anatsui

El Anatsui

El Anatsui

by El Anatsui

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Published by Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, Distributed by Yale University Press in Williamstown, Mass, New Haven .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sculptors,
  • Interviews,
  • Exhibitions

  • Edition Notes

    StatementEl Anatsui in conversation with Chika Okeke-Agulu ; with an essay by Alisa LaGamma
    ContributionsOkeke-Agulu, Chika, LaGamma, Alisa, Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNB1099.G53 A532 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24847830M
    ISBN 109781935998020, 9780300175752
    LC Control Number2011015898

    El Anatsui’s sculptures are mutable in form, conceived to be so free and flexible that they can be shaped in any way and altered in appearance for each g with wood, clay, metal, and—most recently—the discarded metal caps of liquor bottles, Anatsui breaks with sculpture’s traditional adherence to forms of fixed shape while visually referencing the history of. Tweet; Share; Email; Print; The crate measured 36 by 36 by 10 inches. The pound work of art, a “wall sculpture” by artist El Anatsui (born in Ghana in ), constructed of mostly discarded metal items like liquor bottle tops and wire, was folded indelicately inside.

    El Anatsui was born in Anyako in – the youngest of 32 children on his father’s side – and studied at Kumasi’s University of Science and Technology. Ghana had only recently gained independence, and as a result, the art curriculum was still Author: Mélissa Leclézio. This book was published on the occasion of an exhibition of new work by El Anatsui at David Krut Projects, New York. The book features the artist’s work and an interview. El Antsui’s extraordinary, large-scale “cloths” made from metal bottle tops and recycled materials have found their way into several major collections in Europe READ MORE "El Anatsui (Catalogue)".

    El Anatsui, an interestingly innovative contemporary artist emerged from the vibrant post-independence art movements of s and ’70s in West Africa. After a Bachelor’s degree in S culpture (), and through a career of making art and mentoring younger generation of artists, he has gone on to attain extensive international prominence. Book - El Anatsui, New Works 28 pages. Published by the October Gallery in Paperback. English. Text: Elisabeth Lalouschek. This catalogue of El Anatsui's work supports the New Works Exhibition which was shown at The October Gallery, London. El Ana1/5.


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Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. El Anatsu began his artistic career as a young artist in Ghana, where he /5.

It's pretty much impossible to photograph El Anatsui's work, but this book does a very good job. I recently (July, ) saw his show at the Brooklyn Museum, and I highly recommend the exhibit. There are pieces there that are photographed in this book and the book doesn't capture, for example, the beautifully variegated rich reds of Red Block/5(29).

Get this from a library. El Anatsui at the Clark. [El Anatsui; Chika Okeke-Agulu; Alisa LaGamma; Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute.] -- "The sculptor El Anatsui, born in Ghana inmerges personal, local, and global concerns in his visual creations.

Weaving together discarded aluminum tops from Nigerian liquor bottles, Anatsui. The celebrated work of El Anatsui strikes a rare combination of stunning beauty, labor-intensive process, and deep metaphorical and poetic meaning.

A global artist, Anatsui draws on artistic and aesthetic traditions from his birth country of Ghana; his home in Nsukka, Nigeria; and various Western art forms. Anatsui’s work is about transformation. Monograph/Book A Labour of Love: The Politics of Presenting Contemporary Art as Part of Commemorations to Mark the United Kingdom’s Bicentenary of the Abolition of the Slave Trade Act Hylton, Richard Anthony.

Reading French philosopher Simone Weil’s book Gravity and Grace inspired Anatsui to explore the concepts of what he calls “the material and the spiritual, of heaven and earth, of the physical and the ethereal” by using a limited, contrasting color palette, as typified in this work, among his largest.

The seriousness of Anatsui’s project reveals itself in the limits to which he. Born in Ghana and based in Nigeria, El Anatsui crafts bottle caps, reused aluminum commercial packaging, copper wire, and other materials into giant shimmering sheets of what he calls “cloths.” These metallic cloths are pliable and change according to how they are displayed in a gallery.

El Anatsui is a Ghanaian artist and sculptor, who represents Junk Art and Post-Minimalism movements. He is mostly known for his "bottle-top installations".

For Anatsui, the bottle caps represent a link between Africa, Europe and North America. In his works, he merges personal, local and global concerns. Accompanied by images, this book traces El Anatsui's life-long exploration of media that led to his creation of the bottle-top art form that has captured the global art world.

It explores his busy studio, his University of Nigeria intellectual community, and his two decades of making eloquent and moving : El Anatsui (born ) is a Ghanaian sculptor active for much of his career in Nigeria.

He has drawn particular international attention for his iconic "bottle-top installations", distinctive large-scale assemblages of thousands of pieces of aluminium sourced from alcohol recycling stations and sewn together with copper wire, transformed into metallic cloth-like wall sculptures in a Born: With texts in English, French, German and Japanese, and lavishly illustrated throughout, El Anatsui: A Sculpted History of Africa is devoted to the examination of the work of El Anatsui, considered one of the leading sculptors of his this book.

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Working with wood, clay, metal, and—most recently—the discarded metal caps.This book on the celebrated Ghanaian artist El Anatsui explores the artist’s life and the trajectory of his remarkable career.

An African artist who has garnered worldwide recognition while based permanently in Nigeria, El Anatsui is best known for shimmering tapestries made from liquor bottle tops, which are part of the permanent collections of many of the world’s great : Susan Vogel.