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Wangechi Mutu


Born in Nairobi, Kenya, 1972
Lives and works in New York, NY


M.F.A., Yale University School of Art, New Haven, CT

B.F.A., The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art, New York, NY

I.B., United World College of the Atlantic, Vale of Glamorgan, UK

Selected Solo Exhibitions

As yet untitled, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Canada; traveling to Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, San Diego, CA

Little Touched, Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, Culver City, CA

The Cinderella Curse, The ACA Gallery of Savannah College of Art, Woodruff Arts Center,
Atlanta, GA [cat.]
Yo.n.I, Victoria Miro Gallery, London, UK [cat.]

Wangechi Mutu - Amazing Grace, Miami Art Museum, Miami, FL [cat.]

Selected Group Exhibitions

Paint Made Flesh, Frist Center for Visual Arts, Nashville, TN; traveling to The Phillips Collection,
Washington, DC; Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, Rochester, NY [cat.]

Collage: The Unmonumental Picture, New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, NY [cat.]
Damaged Romanticism: A Mirror of Modern Emotion, Blaffer Gallery at the Art Museum of the University of Houston, Houston, TX; traveled to The Parrish Art Museum, Southampton, NY; Grey Art Gallery, New York University, New York, NY [cat.]
Prospect.1 New Orleans, New Orleans, LA

USA TODAY: New American Art from the Saatchi Gallery, Royal Academy of Arts, London, UK [cat.]

Selected Collections

New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, NY
Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Chicago IL
The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA
The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, NY
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY