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Efie Gallery enters UAE art scene with new El Anatsui works – in pictures

A visitor at Efie Gallery with El Anatsui’s 2021 work ‘TT’.
Efie Gallery, a new arrival to Dubai that aims to bring contemporary African art to the Middle East at Burj Plaza, Downtown Dubai.
The gallery has brought in works by artists from Ghana, Nigera, Kenya, Tunisia and the African diaspora
Efie Gallery’s debut exhibition presents the works of established and emerging African artists.
Yaw Owusu, ‘Treasures of the Farthest land’, 2021. The artist uses pennies and coins to create these assemblages. 
‘Fin’s piece’ (2020) by Slawn, a young artist whose work has been collected by the likes of A$AP Rocky, Frank Ocean and Virgil Abloh.
A detail of El Anatsui’s ongoing work ‘Detsi’, which was started in 2008.
Afia Owusu-Afriyie, a curator at Efie Gallery.
‘DNA’, a wood sculpture work by El Anatsui.
Valentina Mintah, co-founder of Efie Gallery

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