Hovor

El Anatsui, Ghanaian, born 1944, Ghana, Western Africa, Africa

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2003

Aluminum bottle tops and copper wire

Overall: 240 x 216 in. (609.6 x 548.6 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Purchased through gifts from the Lathrop Fellows

© El Anatsui

2005.42

Geography/Culture

Africa, Western Africa, Ghana

Period

21st century

Object Name

Sculpture

Classification

Sculpture

Africa

On view

Exhibition History

The October Gallery, London, England

Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art, Gainesville, Florida, USA

Oriel Mostyn Gallery, Llandudno, Wales

Modern and Contemporary Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 26,2009-March 15, 2010.

Model Arts and Niland Gallery, Sligo, Ireland

Gallery Oldham, Oldham, England

El Anatsui: GAWU, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 6-March 4, 2007; The Fowler Museum at UCLA, Los Angeles, California, April 22-August 29, 2007.

Djanogly Art Gallery, Nottingham, England

Publication History

Gawu: El Anatsui. Llandudno : Oriel Mostyn Gallery, about 2003.

Brian P. Kennedy and Emily Shubert Burke, Modern and Contemporary Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2009, p.130, no.104.

Provenance

October Gallery, London, England; sold to present collection, 2005.

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