Thursday, July 26, 2007

Pour Down Like Silver


Ghanian/Nigerian sculptor El Anatsui garnered much praise at this year's Venice Biennale. Here's my take on his travelling survey show, currently at the UCLA Fowler Museum. This is a detail from "Skin of Earth," one of the artist's signature pieces assembled from thousands of flattened aluminum liquor bottle caps.

2 comments:

Cathy said...

Seen this artists work often at the October Gallery but seldom elsewhere here.. what i wanna know is what u gonna do with them corks?

DougH said...

I've been looking around and found some ideas...
http://lovemyearth.blogspot.com/2007/05/crazy-for-corks.html