Wangechi Mutu

American, born Kenya (Nairobi, Kenya, 1972)

Born and raised in Kenya, Wangechi Mutu moved to New York in the mid-1990s to study art and anthropology at the Cooper Union and sculpture at Yale. She is best known for collages based on images clipped from magazines (including fashion, pornography, a


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