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’s work boldly explores the contradictions of female and cultural identity, drawing the viewer into conversations about beauty, consumerism, colonialism, race, and gender...
Join Robert Enright and panelists Allyson Mitchell and Dionne Brand in a lively discussion about the art of Wangechi Mutu.
"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)..."
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.