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Wangechi Mutu This You Call Civilization?

Feb 24 – May 23, 2010

Wangechi Mutu: This You Call Civilization? features stunningly intricate collage-based works by African-born, New York-based artist Wangechi Mutu in her first major museum exhibition in North America.

Wangechi Mutu

Video: Wangechi Mutu, This You Call Civilization?

Wangechi Mutu’s work boldly explores the contradictions of female and cultural identity, drawing the viewer into conversations about beauty, consumerism, colonialism, race, and gender...

Wangechi Mutu: This You Call Civilization? panel discussion (Audio)

Join Robert Enright and panelists Allyson Mitchell and Dionne Brand in a lively discussion about the art of Wangechi Mutu.

Link: Wangechi Mutu entry on Wikipedia

"Wangechi Mutu (b.1972, Nairobi, Kenya) is an artist who lives and works in New York. She moved to New York in the 1990s to study anthropology and fine art at Cooper Union (BFA, 1996), and Yale University (MFA, 2000)..."

Provocative Artist Wangechi Mutu to Tear Up Gallery Walls in Canadian Debut

February 3, 2010. The daring collage-based works of Kenyan-born Wangechi Mutu will be on display this winter at the Art Gallery of Ontario, which will host the first solo exhibition of Mutu’s socially charged artwork at a major North American museum.

Organized by

The Art Gallery of Ontario

Generously supported by

George Hartman and Arlene Goldman

Supported by

The Canada Council for the Arts

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