El Anatsui, Zebra Crossing III, 2007. Aluminum and copper wire; 61 x 17 in.
El Anatsui, Zebra Crossing III, 2007. Aluminum and copper wire; 61 x 17 in.
Denver Art Museum

Photos: Two new exhibits cross cultures with Asian and African influences

In this week's art review, Michael Paglia takes a look at two local galleries that are combining cultures. Throughout the Denver Art Museum's "El Anatsui" and Goodwin Fine Art's "Yoshitomo Saito," Denver art enthusiasts can experience both Asian and African influence from veteran and first time artists. Continue reading for photos from both exhibits.

See also: Two new exhibits combine cultures with beauty and intelligence

El Anatsui, Sacred Moon, 2007. Aluminum and copper wire; 103 x 141 in.
El Anatsui, Sacred Moon, 2007. Aluminum and copper wire; 103 x 141 in.
Jack Shainman Gallery
El Anatsui, Group Photo, 1987. Wood; dimensions variable
El Anatsui, Group Photo, 1987. Wood; dimensions variable
Denver Art Museum
El Anatsui, Assorted Seeds II, 1989. Wood; 27-1/8 x 31 x 7/8 in.
El Anatsui, Assorted Seeds II, 1989. Wood; 27-1/8 x 31 x 7/8 in.
Museum for African Art / Kelechi Amadi-Obi
El Anatsui, Untitled, 1980s. Acrylic on Masonite.
El Anatsui, Untitled, 1980s. Acrylic on Masonite.
Museum for African Art / Jerry L. Thompson
El Anatsui, Old Cloth Series, 1993. Wood, paint; 31-1/2 x 60-1/4 in.
El Anatsui, Old Cloth Series, 1993. Wood, paint; 31-1/2 x 60-1/4 in.
Denver Art Museum
El Anatsui, Open(ing) Market, 2004. Tin, paper, wood, paint. Collection of the artist.
El Anatsui, Open(ing) Market, 2004. Tin, paper, wood, paint. Collection of the artist.
Denver Art Museum
El Anatsui, Peak Project, 1999.Tin, copper wire. Collection of the artist.
El Anatsui, Peak Project, 1999.Tin, copper wire. Collection of the artist.
Denver Art Museum
El Anatsui, Rain Has No Father?, 2008. Found bottle tops with copper wire; 158 x 237 in.
El Anatsui, Rain Has No Father?, 2008. Found bottle tops with copper wire; 158 x 237 in.
Denver Art Museum
Photos: Two new exhibits cross cultures with Asian and African influences
Goodwin Fine Art
Photos: Two new exhibits cross cultures with Asian and African influences
Goodwin Fine Art
Photos: Two new exhibits cross cultures with Asian and African influences
Goodwin Fine Art
Photos: Two new exhibits cross cultures with Asian and African influences
Goodwin Fine Art
Photos: Two new exhibits cross cultures with Asian and African influences
Goodwin Fine Art
Photos: Two new exhibits cross cultures with Asian and African influences
Goodwin Fine Art
Photos: Two new exhibits cross cultures with Asian and African influences
Goodwin Fine Art
Photos: Two new exhibits cross cultures with Asian and African influences
Goodwin Fine Art
Photos: Two new exhibits cross cultures with Asian and African influences
Goodwin Fine Art

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