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‘I Had to Fight to Show What I Could Do’: How Artist Elias Sime Emerged as One of Africa’s Leading Contemporary Artists

Five years ago, the Ethiopian artist Elias Sime, who is known for his sculpted aerial landscapes and river scenes and colorful striated patterns, didn’t have gallery representation in New York. Sime had shown work regularly in the Ethiopian capital of Addis Ababa since the 1990s, and was included in group … Read entire story.

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