Wangechi Mutu | the artist




The artist Wangechi Mutu
Born 1972, Nairobi, Kenya.
Lives and works in New York, USA.

Style and technique of the artist: Installation art, Collage,


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In her work, New York-based artist Wangechi Mutu, who was born in Kenya, addresses issues related to black female identity between Western consumer culture, African politics, and postcolonial history. She became known for her collages that vacillate between beauty and horror…
Wangechi Mutu’s drawings couple collaged parts of idealized women clipped from fashion magazines with drawn and ink-soaked passages…
Wangechi Mutu observes: “Females carry the marks, language and nuances of their culture more than the male…
Bloody Old Head Games


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