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Who is El Anatsui?
El Anatsui is a Ghanaian sculptor active for much of his career in Nigeria.
- also known as Анацуи, Эль
- born in (72 years ago) in Ghana
- education: Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology
- profession: Artist, visual artist
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by Margaret Lazzari, Dona Schlesier
El Anatsui is a firm believer in creating artwork from any materials readily available in the environment. Working with found or salvaged materials is something many artists do, as we will see in the next section when we turn in earnest to ...
by Ann Lee Morgan
Ghanaian-born El Anatsui has generated international acclaim for monumental, curtain-like installations created from found and recycled materials. Visually rich, formally complex, and allusive, they combine aspects of painting and sculpture in ...
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- Met Museum APR2011 el Anatsui Dusasa II
For insight into how el Anatsui works are installed, and the complexities of handling and displaying them in a museum context, see...
Photo credit: Mark B. Schlemmer
- NYC/ Metropolitan Museum of Art: El Anatsui
Photo credit: macchi
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El Anatsui: Language & Symbols | "Exclusive" | Art21
Episode #164: Filmed in 2011 at The Museum of Modern Art in Hayama, Japan, El Anatsui discusses the role of language and symbols in his artwork.
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