23 April 2015

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El Anatsui Wins Golden Lion Lifetime Award At 56 Venice Biennale

The recipient of the Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement of the 56th International Art Exhibition of the Biennale di Venezia – All the World’s Futures has been awarded to Ghana artist, El Anatsui. The decision was made by the Board of Directors of la Biennale chaired by Paolo Baratta, upon recommendation of the Curator of the 56th International Art Exhibition Okwui Enwezor, acknowledging thatwith the following motivations: “Born in 1944 […]

21 March 2015

Analia Saban, El Anatsui, And Sunday In The Park With Ed, Exhibition Round-Up

Analia Saban: Interiors – Sprüth Magers Sprüth Magers presents Analia Saban: Interiors, the artist’s third exhibition with Sprüth Magers, and her first in the London gallery. The artist manipulates the conventions of photography, painting and sculpture. Saban attempts to change the viewers perception through the juxtaposition of media and genre. Using the constituent parts of […]

24 May 2012

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El Anatsui Masterpiece Achieves Record Price At Bonham’s

  Bonhams has achieved a world record price for  El Anatsui, he Ghanaian artist. The work titled ‘New World Map’ has sold for £541,250 ($850,544) in London. A fortnight ago another tapestry by El Anatsui, smaller in scale, sold at a Bonhams charity auction in New York for $722,500. The large tapestry measuring 350x500cm is […]