📸 Wangechi Mutu, Water Woman, 2017. Artwork © Wangechi Mutu Bronze, 91 x 165 x 178 cm
Wangechi Mutu, a Kenyan born visual artist has released her latest art, print collection. The collection is inspired by Nguva, a half-fish, half-woman character.
Wangechi Mutu is best known for spectacular and provocative collages depicting female figures—part human, animal, plant, and machine. Her work is diverse, she explores gender, race, war, colonialism and more.
Wangechi Mutu approaches image-making like an archaeologist, by mining found objects and art history in an attempt to probe questions of identity and representation, as well as ecology, politics and more.
Wangechi has lived in New York for more than 20 years, where she has well established herself internationally.
She has bagged many awards in her career which include -: the United States Artist Grant, the Brooklyn Museum’s Artist of the Year Award and the Deutsche Bank’s first Artist of the Year & many more.