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)
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.