El Anatsui
Ghanaian, born 1944
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Blue chip
Represented by internationally recognized galleries.
Collected by major museums
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields
Selected exhibitions
2017
El Anatsui - Proximately,
Axel Vervoordt Gallery
El Anatsui: Meyina,
Goodman Gallery
2010
Gli (Wall),
Rice University Art Gallery

A critically acclaimed mixed-media artist, El Anatsui gained worldwide recognition in the early 2000s for his shimmering, monumental wall hangings, visual feasts rich with associations to Africa, Europe, and America. These expansive sheets, hung in undulating swags and blocky folds, are composed of countless bits of …

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