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Wangechi Mutu 1972, KE

Rank (2014): 309 +

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  • Public exhibitions (Selection) 182

    Ongoing group exhibitions 3

    until 25 Jan 2015
    The Divine Comedy - Heaven, Purgatory And Hell Revisited By Contemporary African Artists - SCAD Museum of Art , Savannah, GA
    until 04 Jan 2015
    A Tribute To Anita Reiner - The Phillips Collection, Washington, DC
    until 12 Apr 2015
    On Paper: Alternate Realities - The Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, MD

    Solo shows 28

    2014
    Wangechi Mutu - Nguva na Nyoka - Victoria Miro Gallery, London
    Wangechi Mutu: A Fantastic Journey - Mary & Leigh Block Museum of Art, Evanston, IL
    Wangechi Mutu: A Fantastic Journey - Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami (MOCA), Miami, FL
    2013
    Wangechi Mutu: A Fantastic Journey - Brooklyn Museum of Art, New York City, NY
    Wangechi Mutu - Museum of Contemporary Art Sydney - MCA, Sydney, NSW
    Wangechi Mutu: A Fantastic Journey - Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, Durham, NC
    Wangechi Mutu - Leonard Pearlstein Gallery at Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA
    2012
    Wangechi Mutu - Nitarudi Ninarudi I Plan To Return I Am Returning - Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, Culver City, CA
    Wangechi Mutu - Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden, Baden-Baden
    Wangechi Mutu - blackthrones - Gladstone Gallery - Brussels, Brussels
    Wangechi Mutu - Musée d´art contemporain de Montréal, Montreal, QC
    2010
    Wangechi Mutu - Hunt Bury Flee - Gladstone Gallery - New York, New York City, NY
    Wangechi Mutu: My Dirty Little Heaven - Deutsche Bank Artist of the Year 2010 - WIELS - Centrum voor Hedendaagse kunst, Brussels
    My Dirty Little Heaven - Deutsche Guggenheim, Berlin
    Wangechi Mutu: This You Call Civilization? - Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, ON
    2008
    Wangechi Mutu - Kunsthalle wien project space karlsplatz, Vienna
    Wangechi Mutu - Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, Culver City, CA
    2007
    Wangechi Mutu. "Yo.n.I" - Victoria Miro Gallery, London
    Wangechi Mutu - Franklin Art Works, Minneapolis, MN
    2006
    Wangechi Mutu - Sleeping Heads Lie - Power House Memphis, Memphis, TN
    Exhuming Gluttony: A Lover’s Requiem - Salon 94, New York City, NY
    Wangechi Mutu - Sikkema Jenkins & Co., New York City, NY
    2005
    New Work - Wangechi Mutu - San Francisco Museum of Modern Art - SFMOMA, San Francisco, CA
    Wangechi Mutu - MAM - Miami Art Museum, Miami, FL
    problematica - Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, Culver City, CA
    2004
    Wangechi Mutu - Artpace - San Antonio, San Antonio, TX
    2003
    Pagan Poetry - Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, Culver City, CA
    Wangechi Mutu - Momenta Art, New York City, NY

    Group shows 154

    2014
    Kings County - Stevenson, Cape Town
    Viewpoints: 20 Years Of Adderly - Galleries at Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, MA
    Holding It Together: Collage, Montage, Assemblage - Hosfelt Gallery - San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
    Dak\'Art 2014 - 11ème Biennale de l’Art Africain Contemporain - Dak'Art Biennale de l’art africain contemporain, Dakar
    Unbound: Contemporary Art After Frida Kahlo - Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago (MCA), Chicago, IL
    Death Is Your Body - Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt/Main
    Earth Matters: Land as Material and Metaphor in the Arts of Africa - Fowler Museum at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA
    Die Göttliche Komödie. Himmel, Hölle, Fegefeuer aus Sicht afrikanischer Gegenwartskünstler - Museum für Moderne Kunst (MMK), Frankfurt/Main
    30 Americans - Contemporary Arts Center New Orleans - CAC, New Orleans, LA
    Off the Beaten Path: Violence, Women and Art - Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg, Manitoba
    Bad Conscience - Metro Pictures Gallery, New York City, NY
    2013
    The Shadows Took Shape - The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York City, NY
    The Imaginary of the Ocean Deep - Tate St. Ives, St. Ives, Cornwall
    30 Americans - Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville, TN
    5th Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art - Bolshe Sveta / More Light - Moscow Biennale of contemporary art, Moscow
    Aquatopia - The imagnary of the ocean deep - Nottingham Contemporary, Nottingham
    Adventures of truth - Painting and philosophy - Fondation Maeght, Saint-Paul
    Migrating Identities - Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA
    30 Americans - Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, WI
    Cinematic Visions - Painting at the Edge of Reality - Victoria Miro Gallery, London
    Sakahàn: International Indigenous Art - National Gallery of Canada - Musée des beaux-arts du Canada, Ottawa, ON
    A Different Kind Of Order: The ICP Triennial - The ICP Triennial of Photography and Video, New York City, NY
    Earth Matters: Land as Material and Metaphor in the Arts of Africa - National Museum of African Art - Smithsonian Institute, Washington, DC
    2012
    1st Kochi-Muziris Biennale - Kochi-Muziris Biennale, Mumbai
    überall und nirgends - Werke aus der Sammlung Reydan Weiss - Kunsthaus Villa Jauss, Oberstdorf
    The Soul of a City: Memphis Collects African American Art - Brooks Museum of Art, Memphis, TN
    GroupShow - Zidoun-Bossuyt Gallery , Luxembourg
    Off the Beaten Path: Violence, Women and Art: An International Contemporary Art - Redline Art Center, Denver, CO
    Twisted Sisters - DODGEgallery, New York City, NY
    La Triennale 2012 - Intense Proximity - La Triennale, Paris
    Trade Routes Over Time - Stevenson, Cape Town
    30 Americans - Chrysler Museum of Art, Norfolk, VA
    Exquisite Corpses: Drawing and Trasfiguration - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
    28 Days: Reimagining Black History Month - Georgia Scherman Projects, Toronto, ON
    28 Days: Reimagining Black History Month - Justina M Barnicke Gallery, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON
    2011
    Radical Drawing - Purdy Hicks Gallery, London
    The Bearden Project - The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York City, NY
    2011 International Incheon Women Artist\'s Biennale - International Incheon Women Artist's Biennale, Incheon
    30 Americans - The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
    15 x 15: Celebrating Rush Arts Gallery\'s 15th Anniversary - Rush Arts Gallery, New York City, NY
    Twisted Selves - UCR / California Museum of Photography, Riverside, CA
    El intervalo luminoso: The D.Daskalopoulos Collection - Museo Guggenheim de Arte Moderno y Contemporáneo, Bilbao
    Collected. Vignettes - The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York City, NY
    30 Americans - North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, NC
    Tous cannibales - La Maison Rouge, Paris
    Stargazers: Elizabeth Catlett in Conversation with 21 Contemporary Artists - Bronx Museum of the Arts (BxMA), New York City, NY
    Off the Beaten Path: Violence, Women and Art - Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, IL
    2010
    Faces - Monica De Cardenas - Milano, Milan
    Water - Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum, New Brunswick, NJ
    Summer Group Show - Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, Culver City, CA
    Afro Modern. Journeys through the Black Atlantic - CGAC - Centro Galego de Arte Contemporánea, Santiago de Compostela
    Disidentification - Göteborgs Konsthall, Gothenburg
    In the Company of Alice - Victoria Miro Gallery, London
    Outside the Box . Edition Jacob Samuel, 1988-2010 - Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA
    With or Without You: Art in Harlem, 2000 - 2006 - Triple Candie, New York City, NY
    Contemplating the Void - Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York City, NY
    The Modern Myth: Drawing Mythologies in Modern Times - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
    Disquieted - Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR
    Visceral Bodies - Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, BC
    Pandora\'s Box - Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery, Kitchener, ON
    Afro Modern: Journeys through the Black Atlantic - Tate Liverpool, Liverpool
    Tha Visible Vagina - David Nolan Gallery, New York City, NY
    Inaugural Group Exhibition - Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, Culver City, CA
    2009
    MOCA´s First Thirty Years - MOCA Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA
    A Delicate Touch - The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York City, NY
    Performa 09 - Performa, New York City, NY
    Paint Made Flesh - Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, Rochester, NY
    Dress Codes: The Third ICP Triennial of Photography and Video - The ICP Triennial of Photography and Video, New York City, NY
    10e Biennale de Lyon - The Spectacle of the Everyday - La Biennale de Lyon, Lyon
    Contemporary and Modern Works - AR Contemporary Gallery, Milan
    The Figure and Dr Freud - Haunch of Venison - New York, New York City, NY
    Off the Beaten Path: Violence, Woman and Art - Stenersenmuseet, Oslo
    Paint Made Flesh - The Phillips Collection, Washington, DC
    Rebelle - Kunst & Feminisme 1969 - 2009 - Museum voor Moderne Kunst Arnhem - MMKA, Arnhem
    Women’s Work: Contemporary Women Printmakers from the Collections of Jordan D. Schnitzer and his family foundation - San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA
    Under the Knife - Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena, CA
    Sortilèges - Fondation pour L'Art Contemporain, Claudine et Jean-Marc Salomon, Alex
    Nafas - AR Contemporary Gallery, Milan
    Drawings and Watercolors - Senior & Shopmaker Gallery, New York City, NY
    Damaged Romanticism: A Mirror of Modern Emotion - Parrish Art Museum, Southampton, NY
    Paint Made Flesh - Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville, TN
    Damaged Romanticism - Grey Art Gallery, NYU, New York City, NY
    2008
    30 Americans - Rubell Family Collection, Miami, FL
    Objects of Value - MAM - Miami Art Museum, Miami, FL
    VideoStudio - The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York City, NY
    Prospect.1 New Orleans - Prospect New Orleans, New Orleans, LA
    Under the Influence - Art and Culture Center of Hollywood, Hollywood, CA
    Damaged Romanticism: A Mirror of Modern Emotion - Blaffer Art Museum - at the University of Houston, Houston, TX
    U-TURN Quadrennial for Contemporary Art - U-TURN Quadrennial for Contemporary Art, Copenhagen
    In the Land of Retinal Delights: The Juxtapoz Factor - Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, CA
    Pandora\'s Box - Dunlop Art Gallery, Regina, SK
    Black womenhood - Hood Museum of Art, Hanover, NH
    Collage: The Unmonumental Picture - New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York City, NY
    2007
    Unmonumental: The Object In The 21st Century - New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York City, NY
    Collage - Russell Bowman Art Advisory, Chicago, IL
    Body Politic - Branch Gallery, Durham, NC
    Star Power - Museum as Body Electric - Museum of Contemporary Art Denver, Denver, CO
    USA Today - The Saatchi Gallery, London
    USA Today: New American Art from The Saatchi Gallery - The State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg
    Figures of Thinking: Convergences in Contemporary Cultures - Joel and Lila Harnett Museum of Art - University of Richmond, Richmond, VA
    Every revolution is a roll of the dice - Ballroom Marfa, Marfa, TX
    Cinema Remixed and Reloaded (Part I) - Spelman College Museum of Fine Art, Atlanta, GA
    Taking Aim: Selections from the Elliot L. Perry Collection - Clough-Hanson Gallery at Rhodes College, Memphis, TN
    Options within Realism - Jason McCoy Gallery, New York City, NY
    Africa Remix - Contemporary art of a continent - Johannesburg Art Gallery (JAG), Johannesburg
    Paper Baglady and Other Stories - Timothy Taylor Gallery, London
    Dreams on Canvas: Surrealism in Europe and America - Nassau County Museum of Art, Roslyn Harbor, NY
    Out of Time - A Contemporary View - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
    Global Feminisms - Brooklyn Museum of Art, New York City, NY
    2006
    New York, Interrupted - PKM GALLERY - Beijing, Beijing
    Distant Relatives/Relative Distance - Standard Bank Gallery, Johannesburg
    2° Bienal Internacional de Arte Contemporáneo de Sevilla - BIACS - Fundación Bienal Internacional de Arte Contemporáneo de Sevilla, Sevilla
    Interstellar Low Ways - Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL
    USA Today - Royal Academy of Arts, London
    Africa Remix - Moderna Museet, Stockholm
    (Re) Volver - Plataforma Revólver, Lisbon
    SITE Santa Fe's Sixth International Biennial - SITElines, Santa Fe, NM
    Sixth International Biennial Exhibition: Still Points of the Turning World - Site Santa Fe, Santa Fe, NM
    Distant Relatives/Relative Distance - Stevenson, Cape Town
    Africa Remix - Contemporary Art of a Continent - Mori Art Museum, Tokyo
    Land Mine - Laleh Khorramian, Wangechi Mutu, and Michael Zansky - The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Ridgefield, CT
    Infinite Painting - Contemporary Painting and Global Realism - Villa Manin. Centro d'arte contemporanea, Codroipo, UD
    The Triumph of Painting - Part 4 - The Saatchi Gallery, London
    Having New Eyes - Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, CO
    ‘The Triumph of Painting’ from the Saatchi collection - Leeds Art Gallery, Leeds
    2005
    CUT - Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, Culver City, CA
    Figures of Thinking - Convergences in Contemporary Cultures - Richard E. Peeler Art Center - DePauw University , Greencastle, IN
    Girls on film - Zwirner & Wirth, New York City, NY
    African Remix - l'art contemporain d'un continent - Centre Pompidou - Musée National d´Art Moderne, Paris
    25 Bold Moves - House of Campari, New York City, NY
    The White Rose - Sikkema Jenkins & Co., New York City, NY
    Greater New York 2005 - MoMA PS1, New York City, NY
    Africa Remix – Contemporary Art of a Continent - Hayward Gallery, London
    Rewind, Re-Cast, Review - Berrie Center Art Galleries at Ramapo College, Mahwah, NJ
    Figuratively Speaking - MAM - Miami Art Museum, Miami, FL
    African Queen - The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York City, NY
    2004
    Untitled - Pin Up - Contemporary Collage and Drawing - Tate Modern, London
    I feel mysterious today - The Palm Beach Institute of Contemporary Art (PBICA), Lake Worth, FL
    Fight or Flight - Baker / Gartrell / Gatson / Mutu / Swanson / Witenstein - Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City, NY
    Sixth Annual Altoids Curiously Strong Collection - New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York City, NY
    Looking Both Ways - Contemporary African Diaspora - Cranbrook Art Museum, Bloomfield Hills, MI
    5th Gwangju Biennal 2004 - A Grain of Dust A Drop of Water - Gwangju Biennale, Gwangju
    Afrika Remix - Zeitgenössische Kunst eines Kontinents - Museum Kunstpalast, Dusseldorf
    Figuratively - The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York City, NY
    She´s Come Undone - Van Doren Waxter, New York City, NY
    The Sixth Annual Altoids - Curiously Strong Collection - Arthouse at the Jones Center - Contemporary Art for Texas, Austin, TX
    Looking Both Ways - Contemporary Artists from Africa - Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, MA
    It´s About Memory - Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago, IL
    Dessins et des autres - Galerie Anne de Villepoix, Paris
    2003
    Self Portraits: A Vogue Portfolio - Deitch Projects - 76 Grand Street, New York City, NY
    We Are Electric - Deitch Projects - 76 Grand Street, New York City, NY
    B.Q.E. - Part I - Queens - Whitebox Art Center, New York City, NY
    Black President - The Art and Legacy of Fela Anikulapo-Kuti - New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York City, NY
    Dubrow International - Kravets / Wehby Gallery, New York City, NY

    Dealer Directory 5

    Belgium
    Gladstone Gallery - Brussels, Brussels
    USA
    Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, Culver City, CA
    Gladstone Gallery - New York, New York City, NY
    United Kingdom
    Thomas Gibson Fine Art, London
    Victoria Miro Gallery, London

    Collections 12

    USA
    Blanton Museum of Art, Austin, TX
    Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago (MCA), Chicago, IL
    Hood Museum of Art, Hanover, NH
    Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA
    MOCA Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA
    MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
    New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York City, NY
    The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York City, NY
    Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City, NY
    Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton, NJ
    San Francisco Museum of Modern Art - SFMOMA, San Francisco, CA
    United Kingdom
    The Saatchi Gallery, London

    Catalogs

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  • Uterine Catarrh,, The Saatchi Gallery
    Uterine Catarrh,, 2004 The Saatchi Gallery
    Histology of the Different Classes of Uterine Tumours, The Saatchi Gallery
    Histology of the Different Classes of Uterine Tumours, 2004 The Saatchi Gallery
    Ectopic Pregnancy, The Saatchi Gallery
    Ectopic Pregnancy, 2004 The Saatchi Gallery
    Complete Prolapsus of the Uterus, The Saatchi Gallery
    Complete Prolapsus of the Uterus, 2004 The Saatchi Gallery
    Cancer of the Uterus, The Saatchi Gallery
    Cancer of the Uterus, 2005 The Saatchi Gallery
    Uterine Catarrh,, The Saatchi Gallery

    Wangechi Mutu

    Uterine Catarrh,

    Uterine Catarrh, Glitter, ink, collage on found extremely fragile old medical illustration paper, 46 x 31cm
    2004

    The Saatchi Gallery
    Histology of the Different Classes of Uterine Tumours, The Saatchi Gallery

    Wangechi Mutu

    Histology of the Different Classes of Uterine Tumours

    Histology of the Different Classes of Uterine Tumours, Glitter, ink, collage on found extremely old fragile medical illustration paper, 46 x 31cm
    2004

    The Saatchi Gallery
    Ectopic Pregnancy, The Saatchi Gallery

    Wangechi Mutu

    Ectopic Pregnancy

    Ectopic Pregnancy, Glitter, ink, collage on found extremely old medical illustration paper, 46 x 31cm
    2004

    The Saatchi Gallery
    Complete Prolapsus of the Uterus, The Saatchi Gallery

    Wangechi Mutu

    Complete Prolapsus of the Uterus

    Complete Prolapsus of the Uterus, Glitter, ink, collage on found extremely fragile medical, illustration paper 46 x 31cm
    2004

    The Saatchi Gallery
    Cancer of the Uterus, The Saatchi Gallery

    Wangechi Mutu

    Cancer of the Uterus

    Cancer of the Uterus, Glitter, fur, collage on found extremely fragile medical illustration paper, 46 x 31cm
    2005

    The Saatchi Gallery

    Video Links

    vernissage.tv 03 May 2010

    Wangechi Mutu: My Dirty Little Heaven / Deutsche Guggenheim Berlin
    Wangechi Mutu: My Dirty Little Heaven / Deutsche Guggenheim Berlin- [Heinrich Schmidt]
    VernissageTV, Basel