Wangechi Mutu

Information about Wangechi Mutu

Born
19720, Nairobi, Kenia

About Wangechi Mutu

Wangechi Mutu studied at Yale University School of Art in New Haven and graduated with an MFA in 2000. Mutu has since enjoyed numerous solo exhibitions, for example, at the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University in Durham, Brooklyn Museum of Art in New York, Musee d’art contemporain de Montreal, Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden Baden, the Deutsche Guggenheim in Berlin, WIELS Contemporary Art Center in Brussels, and Kunsthalle Vienna. In addition to various group exhibitions, such as “Making & Unmaking” at the Camden Art Centre, London; “L’image volee” at the Fondazione Prada, Milan; and “The Divine Comedy: Heaven, Purgatory, and Hell Revisited by Contemporary African Artists” at the National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institute, Washington DC, Mutu’s work has also been exhibited at diverse biennials, including the 5th Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art (2013) and the 56th Venice Biennale “All the World’s Futures” (2015).

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