Tuesday, February 2, 2010

Wangechi Mutu (1972- )

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Wangechi Mutu is a Kenyan-born, New York based artist whose work deals with feminist and racial issues. She uses fashion and porn magazines, National Geographic, and African art books to fashion the female figures of her collages, metaphorically representing how various media sources represent women and minorities.

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