He is revered by critics and art lovers on both sides of the Atlantic, and an inspiration to a young generation of African artists. El Anatsui is one of the most exciting contemporary visual artists on the international art scene today. His work transcends boundaries and he has received widespread international acclaim for his sculptural experiments. His iconic “bottle-top installations” have provoked international attention with institutions queuing up to acquire these monumental works for their art space. Over time, his work, which is mostly comprised of large external installations, has been installed and exhibited in some of the world’s most prestigious art institutions.