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El Anatsui

Musings on the creative process of a modern fiber artist.

mechanical beauty...  "Navigational Aether Alignment Calibrator"

speak without my voice: Navigational Aether Alignment Calibrator.

Nigerian sculptor El Anatsui - beautiful artwork made from bottle caps -- @Art21 artist

Nigerian sculptor El Anatsui - beautiful artwork made from bottle caps -- Lukens artist

favorite artist El Anatsui at the ROM  huge sculptural wallhangings made from recycled bottle caps and tins  Amazing work!!

El Anatsui Dusasa I Ghanian-born El Anatsui constructs large-scale, quilt-like sculptures comprised entirely of the aluminum wrappings from liquor bottles. The works take on this incredible life as it folds and ripples, mimicking a textile.

El Anatsui

An installation made from recycled bottle tops by El Anatsui, world-famous Ghanaian artist.

El Anatsui- Bukpa Old Town, Aluminum and copper wire, 120 x 84 inches

El Anatsui- Bukpa Old Town, Aluminum and copper wire, 120 x 84 inches. Interesting interpretation of traditional narrow strip weaving. I like the openness of some of the blocks. This is something I might play with in my own weave designs.

Between Earth and Heaven- detail, El Anatsui

Detail of Between Earth and Heaven El Anatsui (Ghanaian, born Anyako, Date: 2006 Geography: Nigeria Culture: Nigeria Medium: Aluminum, copper wi.

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Colorful Fridays: Spotlight on artist El Anatsui

Mr. Imagination, aka George Warnack, who worked in found materials - most often sandstone and bottle caps - has died at the age of 64. Mr. I's work is found at the American Museum of Folk Art and the Smithsonian Institution. (Image is copyright Ron Gordon and courtesy of the Barbara Archer Gallery) http://dailyob.it/KXMZ2P

Imagination In George Warmack was shot at point-blank range during a robbery. While surgeons worked to save his life, Warmack claimed he had an out-of-body (and time).