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Finally! African Sculptor El Anatsui at the ROM

I just – finally – got the press release announcing the world premiere retrospective of El Anatsui, the African artist whose shimmering, decadent textiles made from metal bottlecaps are stunningly beautiful. The artist El Anatsui. Image: This is going to be THE exhibition to see in Toronto, if not Canada, this fall. I’m sure of it. El Anatsui: When
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Reel Artists Film Fest: El Anatsui, Ernst Beyeler & Sam Keller, Alex Colville

In the midst of promoting the Canadian Art Reel Artists Film Festival, which opens this Wednesday night, Feb 24th with a big gala screening and then to the public from Friday Feb 26th to Sunday 28th in Toronto, there are three under-the-radar highlights that you should know about: A wallhanging by El Anatsui at the Venice Biennale. Image: 1.
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