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El Anatsui

Reimagined Kaleidoscopes: The Art and Fashion of Michelle Gagliano and Kari Bare

Stuart Gunter | Posted 05.12.2017 | Arts
Stuart Gunter

Michelle Gagliano and Kari Bare have collaborated on bringing Gagliano's art to the fashion world--Bare transforms the art onto fabric and makes cloth...

Contemporary Art of Africa Shines at Armory Week 2016

MutualArt | Posted 03.06.2017 | Arts

Namsa Leuba, Untitled I, from the series Cocktail, 2011, Fuji Crystal Archive Matt print reverse mounted on acrylic, 43.81 x 60cm. Courtesy of the art...

There's Art From Every Continent at Frieze London (Except Antarctica of Course)

MutualArt | Posted 10.15.2016 | Arts

With global communication enabled as never before, in the digital age collectors, curators, and artists have unprecedented reach, but there's nothing like seeing the work in person. So, in October, it converges in London: the world's art in one city.

Is The Broad a Great Public Collection or "The Largest Vanity Project of Our Lifetime"?

MutualArt | Posted 09.26.2016 | Arts

One can hope that through special exhibitions and new acquisitions (it estimates that it averages one new acquisition a week), The Broad will discover, and embrace, its obligation to the public to truly represent the art of our time.

The Beauty, the Rite, the Shimmering Trash

Edward Goldman | Posted 05.10.2015 | Arts
Edward Goldman

My family lived in St. Petersburg, only a few blocks away from the famous Mariinsky Theater, so my parents on occasion took me there to experience the magic of The Nutcracker, Swan Lake, and, of course, The Sleeping Beauty.

The 10 Best Contemporary Artworks At The 2015 Armory Show

artnet | artnet News | Posted 03.05.2015 | Arts

This article originally appeared on artnet News. By Brian Boucher El Anatsui at Jack Shainman. The VIPs were out in force at the preview of ...

Here's What Happens When The King Of Trash Art Gets His Hands On A Fancy Manhattan Townhouse

The Huffington Post | Mallika Rao | Posted 11.21.2014 | Arts

In 1990, a man named El Anatsui was among the first batch of sub-Saharan Africans ever to present at the Venice Bienniale, the grand ball of the art w...

Migrations Real and Ideal: The Cultural Nomads We're Becoming (10 New York Shows in 2013 That Explored Nomadic Terrains)

G. Roger Denson | Posted 08.21.2016 | Arts
G. Roger Denson

Few works of art embody the spirit of contemporary nomadism more than the projected Orbit Rosse videoscapes of Grazi Toderi (2009-2013), composed from nocturnal aerial views of glittering cities around the world.


Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 04.29.2013 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

Post-industrial African pointillist El Anatsui is outside at The High Line in Manhattan and inside the Brooklyn Museum right now to offer "Gravity and...

El Anatsui at the Brooklyn Museum

Bobby Elliott | Posted 04.27.2013 | Arts
Bobby Elliott

The real excitement surrounding El Anatsui's tapestries -- surrounding all of his work -- has to do with the belief that they are much more than offshoots or pretty objects.

Afraid of Nothing: The Art of Miriam Wosk

Edward Goldman | Posted 03.26.2013 | Arts
Edward Goldman


El Anatsui: Master of Proverbs

Chika Okeke-Agulu | Posted 03.25.2013 | Arts
Chika Okeke-Agulu

In between the stunning gestural forms Anatsui has made out of simple bottle tops... is tucked proverbs about knowledge, human action and the fate of our world. 2013-01-23-anatsuipull.jpg

El Anatsui at the Brodsky Center for Innovative Editions

Chika Okeke-Agulu | Posted 01.16.2013 | Arts
Chika Okeke-Agulu

El Anatsui came to the United States from Nigeria to install his work at The High Line, the Diller Scofidio + Renfro and James Corner-designed park in New York City.

WATCH: Why Denver's A Great Destination This Summer

Erin Harper | Posted 06.26.2012 | Travel
Erin Harper

With nearly 300 new restaurants, the addition of a history center, a new museum and more, this summer it will be easy for the city to attract visitors from across the U.S. and abroad.

Art in Earnest: Harlem-Based Artist, Tyson Hall

Eric J. Henderson | Posted 06.06.2012 | Arts
Eric J. Henderson

Hall dwells specifically at the intersection of Art and Policy, his work aiming to touch people in the everyday. That is so cliché that it hurts as I strip the meaning of that universality down to a feel-good thing to say. I don't mean it that way.