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Brooklyn Museum (Brooklyn, NY)

El Anatsui, Gravity and Grace

Anything is more impressive when it’s on a huge scale, but Ghanaian artist El Anatsui makes the size of his pieces work for more than just the initial shock and awe factor. His signature massive wall and floor coverings are created with found objects (like bottle caps from a distillery in his hometown of Nsukka) and are hung differently every time to create “site-specific” immersion experiences.

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