Saturday, February 16, 2013

Anatsui Public Conversation @ Brooklyn Museum: Photos

Last Sunday (Feb., 10) at the Brooklyn Museum, El Anatsui engaged in a public conversation with Susan Vogel, the founding director of the Museum for African Art (NY) and author of the recently released monograph El Anatsui: Art and Life (Prestel, 2012); and with Kevin Dumouchelle, the Museum's Associate Curator of the Arts of Africa and the Pacific Islands. This program was part of the opening events for the big show of El's work Gravity and Grace: Monumental Works by El Anatsui at the Museum.This exhibition, possibly the artists biggest museum show so far in the United States, was originally organized by the Akron Art Museum

Vogel, Anatsui and Dumouchelle on stage after the talk

Joint book signing

Vogel and Anatsui with Nigerian writer and scholar Teju Cole

Columbia University professor Zoe Strother

All attention on my camera!

Anatsui with NY glass sculptor  Eric Rubinstein

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