El Anatsui and the Reinvention of Sculpture
Gamble Auditorium, Mount Holyoke College
El Anatsui: New Worlds Exhibition Opening
Chika Okeke-Agulu, Associate Professor, Princeton University
This lecture features internationally acclaimed scholar and Princeton University Associate Professor Chika Okeke-Agulu. Professor Okeke-Agulu has written extensively about the art of Africa with a special focus on modern and contemporary art. He has also consulted on several exhibitions and contributed essays to numerous books on the subject. Reception to follow. The Museum’s galleries will remain open until 7:30 p.m.
The program was made possible by the Natalie Hofheimer Program Fund.
Events And Links
This exhibition features six of Anatsui’s large-scale sculptures—five are wall mounted and one extends into the viewers’ space across the floor. The works are all constructed in Anatsui’s signature technique of joining the bands and caps of liquor bottles into broad expanses of flexible...
One of the most acclaimed figures of the global art world today, Ghanaian artist El Anatsui works with found materials to craft monumental works of art that challenge the traditional definitions of sculpture and painting. During the spring of 2014, the MHCAM was fortunate to collaborate with the...
Moderated by Amanda Gilvin
Reception to follow