El Anatsui, Untitled


The artist transforms metal from alcohol bottles into textiles that represent libations for ancestors.

El Anatsui, Untitled, 2009, repurposed printed aluminum, copper, 256.5 × 284.5 × 27.9 cm as installed (Smithsonian National Museum of African Art, Washington D.C.)


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Cite this page as: Dr. Peri Klemm and Dr. Steven Zucker, "El Anatsui, Untitled," in Smarthistory, September 7, 2018, accessed October 21, 2020, https://smarthistory.org/el-anatsui-untitled-2/.