El Anatsui: From Local Colours to International Splendour

El Anatsui conquered the art world when he unfolded a flaming drapery of sterling elegance in front of a stunned crowd at the 2007 Venice Biennale. In the age of globalisation and delocalisation, the Ghanaian artist carefully selects locally available materials and detritus to create his dazzling sculptures: a blissful celebration of craftsmanship, pigment and Africa.



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