El Anatsui (Ghanaian, born 1944), El Anatsui Sculpture 2 - Helicopter 109 x 47 x 47cm (42 15/16 x 18
Lot 55
El Anatsui (Ghanaian, born 1944) Sculpture 2 (Helicopter) 109 x 47 x 47cm (42 15/16 x 18 1/2 x 18 1/2in)
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Lot Details
El Anatsui (Ghanaian, born 1944)
Sculpture 2 (Helicopter)
carved wood
109 x 47 x 47cm (42 15/16 x 18 1/2 x 18 1/2in)
in two pieces (2)

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    A private collection, Berlin.

    Exhibited:
    Windhoek, National Art Gallery of Namibia, 1998.

    Illustrated:
    H. Bogatzke, R. Brockmann, C. Ludszuweit, Ondambo-African Art Forum/Afrika Kunst Forum, pg 197.

    This work was produced at ONDAMBO, the First International Workshop for African Artists, which was held at Arandis in the Namib desert from 4-12 December 1997. El Anatsui participated with eight other prominent African artists: Joe Madisia, Willie Bester, Valente Malangatana, António Olé, Tapfuma Gutsa, El Loko, John Liebenberg, and Romouald Hazoumé.
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