Saturday, February 26, 2011

Wangechi Mutu

Wangechi Mutu : Awesome artist! Found on Art21!

“I’m really trying to pay homage to the notion of the sublime and the abject together and using the aesthetic of rejection, or poverty, or wretchedness as a tool to talk about things that are transcendent and hopeful.” (Aimée Reed, “Interview with Wangechi Mutu,” Daily Serving, Apr. 12, 2010)
Wangechi Mutu was born in Kenya and lives and works in New York City. As the inaugural recipient of the Deutsche Bank Prize, Mutu had a large showing of her work up at theDeutsche Guggenheim this past June that included several of her signature strategically scatological collages and assemblages.

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