- Museum number
Work of art entitled 'Man's Cloth' made from strips of recycled tin foil liquor bottle-top wrappers stapled together with wire.
- Production date
Height: 297 centimetres
Width: 374 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- This piece was created by the artist El Anatsui at his studio in Nsukka, Nigeria. It draws inspiration from the famous narrow-strip woven textiles of the Ewe and Asante people of Ghana, but also from the wider tradition of narrow strip-weaving throughout West Africa.
- Exhibition history
2019 8 Mar-28 Jul, Munich, Haus der Kunst, El Anatsui: Triumphant Scale
2019-2020 1 Oct-2 Feb, Doha, Museum of Modern Art, El Anatsui: Triumphant Scale
2020 13 Mar-1 Nov, Bern, Kunstmuseum, El Anatsui: Triumphant Scale
- Acquisition date
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number