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Black River

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Provenance

2009, given by the artist to the Center for Contemporary Art, Lagos, Nigeria; 2010, sold by the Center for Contemporary Art to the MFA. (Accession Date: September 22, 2010)

Credit Line

Towles Fund for Contemporary Art, Robert L. Beal, Enid L. Beal and Bruce A. Beal Acquisition Fund, Henry and Lois Foster Contemporary Purchase Fund, Frank B. Bemis Fund, and funds donated by the Vance Wall Foundation

Copyright

Courtesy of the artist and Jack Shainman Gallery, NY.

2009

  • El Anatsui, Ghanaian, born in 1944, active in Nigeria
Dimensions

105 x 140 inches (266.7 x 355.6 cm)

Accession Number

2010.586

Medium or Technique

Aluminum, bottle caps and copper wire

Collections

Contemporary Art

Classifications

Sculpture