Saturday, 15 March 2014

Celebrating El Anatsui at 70, in Lagos



Celebrant, El Anatsui assisted by guest speaker, Mrs Sinmidele Adesanya of Mydrim Gallery, Lagos (right),  artist, Rikki Wemega-Kwawu and two other guests during the cutting of the birthday cake, in Lagos yesterday.

Yesterday at the Centre for Contemporary Art (CCA), Lagos, Ghanaian artist, El Anatsui, who has been described as a "Nigerian master" was celebrated as part of events marking the artist's 70th birthday.

There was also the opening of a special art exhibition titled Playing With Chance, still showing till April 12, 2014 to celebrate Anatsui. The contents of the exhibition os display during the opening suggests that  CCA has lifted  the artist's studio from Nsukka to Lagos. (Watch out for a review of the exhibition here soon). 

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