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    El Anatsui Opening Celebration

    Presented by at Davis Museum and Cultural Center

    March 30, 2011


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    El Anatsui Opening Celebration

    El Anatsui: When I Last Wrote to You About Africa, the Ghanaian artist’s first career retrospective, makes its U.S. debut at the Davis. Widely lauded for magnificent large-scale wall hangings made from thousands of discarded liquor-bottle tops “sewn” together with copper wire, and for installation pieces similarly crafted from refuse, Anatsui draws on traditional idioms and contemporary art practices to create work that...

    El Anatsui: When I Last Wrote to You About Africa, the Ghanaian artist’s first career retrospective, makes its U.S. debut at the Davis. Widely lauded for magnificent large-scale wall hangings made from thousands of discarded liquor-bottle tops “sewn” together with copper wire, and for installation pieces similarly crafted from refuse, Anatsui draws on traditional idioms and contemporary art practices to create work that resonates materially and symbolically with the cultural and historical conditions of West Africa.


    Davis Museum and Cultural Center

    106 Central Street
    Wellesley, MA 02130

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    Admission Info:

    Free


    General Day and Time Info:

    6-8pm


    Parking:

    Parking is free and available in the Davis Parking Facility next to the Route 135 entrance to the College. See website for map.

    Parking for individuals with disabilities is available in the lot behind the museum.



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