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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2014) 2014 (34): 110–115.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Sunanda K. Sanyal Susan Mullin Vogel’s El Anatsui: Art and Life examines the artist’s recent studio practice and the bottle-top tapestries that have won him international acclaim. Vogel’s meticulous investigation of Anatsui’s experiment with medium and process and his commitment to nonfixed forms...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 1994) 1994 (1): 34–40.
Published: 01 May 1994
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2007) 2007 (21): 134–136.
Published: 01 May 2007
...Nancy Hynes Copyright © 2007 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2007 part of the transformation is through piece is Sasa; it was created by El EL ANATSUI creative combination...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2010) 2010 (27): 120–121.
Published: 01 November 2010
...Yemi Onafuwa This review considers the Ghanaian sculptor El Anatsui’s recent work—stitched “cloth” made from recycled liquor-bottle caps—in the context of his entire artistic production and his “remix and recycle” ethos. By transforming glittering gold-colored bottleneck wrappers and silvery bottle...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2011) 2011 (28): 96–105.
Published: 01 May 2011
... This discussion covers an overview of El Anatsui’s career, his methods of working and inspirations, and his commentary on his work. Enwezor frames the discussion with his opening remarks about what he calls the off-centered condition of contemporary art, arguing that it is important to hold on to...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2011) 2011 (28): 142–145.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Terry Smith In his wall hangings of sewn-together tops from alcohol bottles and other detritus, most of them made since 2002, El Anatsui has accomplished one of the very few genuine breakthroughs in contemporary art anywhere in the world today. This exhibition at Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto, is...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2011) 2011 (28): 146–148.
Published: 01 May 2011
... title and implied in the show’s institutional context overemphasizes the African and ethnographic sources of Anatsui’s art. Rather misrepresenting both Africa and Anatsui, it seems to place the artist in the wrong Africa: the dusty village of ethnic traditions. Anatsui grew up in a small town and was...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 1996) 1996 (4): 70–71.
Published: 01 May 1996
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2011) 2011 (28): 114–129.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Elizabeth Harney Recent readings of El Anatsui’s metal wall hangings celebrate their sheer beauty and grandiosity, marveling at their clever quotations of modernist tropes. However, these readings tend to miss the spiritual drama and melancholy informing his transformation processes; they overlook...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2011) 2011 (28): 106–112.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Yukiya Kawaguchi The exhibition A Fateful Journey: Africa in the Works of El Anatsui began at the National Museum of Ethnology, Osaka, in September 2010. My two main goals as curator were to dedicate a large-scale show to one living black African artist and to represent Anatsui’s artworks through...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2011) 2011 (28): 78–87.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Brett M. Van Hoesen This essay focuses on Who Knows Tomorrow , which ran in Berlin from June 4 to September 26, 2010. Hosted by the Nationalgalerie, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, this exhibition featured the work of five prominent international artists of African origin— El Anatsui, Zarina Bhimji...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2013) 2013 (33): 100–111.
Published: 01 November 2013
... international slave trade was made illegal—to the present day, the exhibition features more than forty artists, including Berni Searle, Wangechi Mutu, Tchif, Christine Dixie, Hassan Echair, Batoul S’Himi, Sammy Baloji, Nyaba Leon Ouedraogo, El Anatsui, and Ghada Amer. Copyright © 2013 Nka: Journal of...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2009) 2009 (24): 126–135.
Published: 01 May 2009
... contemporary South African artists Ghanian sculptor El Anatsui that proves most such as Zanele Maholi and Berni Searle, who instructive for the purposes of a method based on explore the limits of the representation of female a material notion of memory. Oguibe discusses form...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 1999) 1999 (10): 11.
Published: 01 May 1999
... far. Later in the year, the city of Paris's invitation to take over the banks of the Seine goes to El Anatsui, another artist whose work revolves on the pivot of history, and especially on the history of Africa's momentous encounters with Europe. Itwillbe most interesting to see what...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2011) 2011 (28): 68–77.
Published: 01 May 2011
... prominently in the colonization of Africa. El Anatsui’s Ozone Layer and Yam Mound(s) (2010) 2 Similar themes have been examined by curators and was in many ways the flagship work of Who Knows 3 scholars before, but Who Knows Tomorrow imbues Tomorrow. Commissioned specifically for the proj- 4 its narrative...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2012) 2012 (31): 148–151.
Published: 01 November 2012
... caps. bottle Anatsui’s to correspond tons but Cave’s example, for sculptures: Anatsui’s El of materiality the with connection astrong is there regard Company. Dance Ailey Alvin the of amember as...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 1995) 1995 (2): 72.
Published: 01 May 1995
... Amin, Samir. Eurocentrism. London: Zed Press, 1989. sculptor El Anatsui. Desmond left behind an impres• Araeen, Rashid. "Our Bauhaus Others Mudhouse," Third Text: Third World Perspectives on sive body of paintings and drawings...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 1998) 1998 (8): 54–57.
Published: 01 May 1998
... grandeur of of the sculpture (created at a workshop organized work is compounded by their coded meanings. In Our Journey is perhaps equaled by El Anatsui's as part of the Earth Summit in Brazil in 1992) the Temple of My Familiar, 1990, for...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 1998) 1998 (9): 11.
Published: 01 November 1998
... far, Jaar has remained the only prominent international artist to deal passionately and sensitively with the events in Rwanda in 1994. In 1992 he was one of a group of artists including El Anatsui, who participated in Arte Amazonas, an art project to call at• tention to the impending, environmental...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 1996) 1996 (5): 58–61.
Published: 01 November 1996
... what in the west would have Adinsibuli Stood Tall, is one of El Anatsui's most been categorized into several "isms," the show makes a state- recent explorations in wood. Behind it a huge I ment about the current trends in this field...