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El Anatsui, Untitled, 2009, repurposed printed aluminum, copper, 256.5 × 284.5 × 27.9 cm as installed (Smithsonian National Museum of African Art, Washington D.C.)
The artist transforms metal from alcohol bottles into textiles that represent libations for ancestors.

El Anatsui, Untitled



Doris Salcedo, Shibboleth
Although Salcedo’s exhibit at Tate Modern ended in 2008, the scar remains—a reminder that the past can’t be erased.

Doris Salcedo, Shibboleth