'Earth's Skin'

'Earth's Skin'

Joe Levack/Jack Shainman Gallery, New York/Akron Art Museum/The Brooklyn Museum via Bloomberg

"Earth's Skin" (2009) by El Anatsui. The 33-foot-wide aluminum and copper wire artwork is made primarily out of recycled bottle tops. It is one of 30 artworks in "Gravity and Grace: Monumental Works by El Anatsui," through Aug. 4 at the Brooklyn Museum.