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Big 4, 2008 | Sculptures by El Anatsui | BBC Channel 4, London in London
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Big 4, 2008 - Sculptures

Featured In BBC Channel 4, London, London, United Kingdom

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The Sculpture ‘Big 4’ is very tall and big ‘number 4’ alluding to BBC Channel 4 who commissioned the piece. It is made from Aluminium newsprint plates.

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"El Anatsui (born 1944) is a Ghanaian sculptor active for much of his career in Nigeria. He has drawn particular international attention for his iconic ““bottle-top installations””, distinctive large-scale assemblages of thousands of pieces of aluminum sourced from alcohol recycling stations and sewn together with copper wire, transformed into metallic cloth-like wall sculptures in a way that can ““draw connections between consumption, waste, and the environment.”"