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Boston arts institutions flexed their muscles in 2011

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By GREG COOK  |  December 28, 2011

SPINNING INTO GOLD
How do you become the most celebrated African artist in the West? "When I Last Wrote to You About Africa" at Wellesley College's Davis Museum provided the answer with Ghanaian sculptor El Anatsui's alchemical transformation of stitched-together bottle caps into shimmering, golden tapestries.

READ MORE: "El Anatsui shows why he's one of the best," by Greg Cook

SLIDESHOW: 'El Anatsui: When I Last Wrote to You about Africa' at the Davis Museum

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