THURSDAY, DECEMBER 14 / 11 AM – 9 PM

Films

Fold, Crumple, Crush: The Art of El Anatsui

10/20/2013 / 2:00pm

Susan Vogel, director
53 minutes / 2011

Levitt Auditorium

Fold, Crumple, Crush is a powerful portrait of Africa's most famous contemporary artist, El Anatsui. Director Susan Vogel (who will lecture at the Art Center on November 24) presents an insider's view of his practice, the ingenious steps and thousands of hours of labor that transform recycled bottle tops into huge, opulent wall hangings. Anatsui himself explains how his artworks have become a new kind of painting and sculpture.

Gravity and Grace: Monumental Works by El Anatsui

2013-10-20 14:00:00 2013-10-20 00:00:00 America/Chicago Fold, Crumple, Crush: The Art of El Anatsui Susan Vogel, director 53 minutes / 2011 Levitt Auditorium Fold, Crumple, Crush is a powerful portrait of Africa's most famous contemporary artist,  El Anatsui. Director Susan Vogel (who will lecture at the Art Center on November 24)  presents an insider's view of his practice, the ingenious steps and thousands of hours of  labor that transform recycled bottle tops into huge, opulent wall hangings. Anatsui himself  explains how his artworks have become a new kind of painting and sculpture. Gravity and Grace: Monumental Works by El Anatsui Fold, Crumple, Crush: The Art of El Anatsui

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