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Art Information Sheet Six : El Anatsui's Sisi Eko

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Jan 14, 2021

Within the Yemisi Shyllon Museum of art are the works of Nsukka based Ghanaian Sculptor El Anatsui, one of which is Sisi Eko, an outstanding wood installation piece. It was created in 1990, a period when El Anatsui produced several figurative sculptures engraved with a rhythm of dots and lines. El’s sculptural works generally often consists of fragments, assembled into whole pieces, and today, he is popular for his bottle cap installation pieces, or as he often calls them, “metal cloths”.

To know more about El Anatsui and his work ‘Sisi Eko”, click on the link below to download the information sheet.

El Anatsui's Sisi Eko