Kenya/United States

Works in New York and Nairobi




2000    MFA Sculpture, Yale University School of Art, New Haven, CT

1996    BFA, The Cooper Union, New York, NY

1991    IB, United World College of the Atlantic, Wales, UK


Solo Exhibitions


“A Promise to Communicate”, Institute of Contemporary Art Boston, Boston, MA



“Banana Stroke” Performa17 Biennial, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY

“Wangechi Mutu” The Contemporary Austin, Austin, TX

“Wangechi Mutu” Lehmann Maupin, Hong Kong

“Ndoro Na Miti” Gladstone Gallery, New York, NY


“The End of Carrying All,” Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX

Solo installation, Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT

“20 Years / 20 Shows: Wangechi Mutu,” SITE, Santa Fe, NM

“Wangechi Mutu: The Hyrbid Human,” Arlene and Harold Schnitzer Center for Art and Design, Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portland, OR


Il Capricorno, Venice, Italy


“Nguva na Nyoka”, Victoria Miro Gallery, London, UK


Museum of Contemporary Art Australia, Sydney, Australia

“Wangechi Mutu: A Fantastic Journey”, Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, Durham, NC; traveling to Brooklyn Museum of Art, New York, NY; Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami; Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Art, Northwestern University, IL

Leonard Pearlstein Gallery, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA


Nitarudi Ninarudi I plan to return I am returning”, Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, Los Angeles, CA

“This Undreamt Descent,” Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden, Baden-Baden, Germany

“Blackthrones,” Gladstone Gallery, Brussels, Belgium

Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal, Montreal, Canada, Josee Belisle


Il Capricorno, Venice, Italy


“Hunt Bury Flee”, Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York, NY

“Wangechi Mutu: My Dirty Little Heaven”, Deutsche Guggenheim, Berlin, Germany, traveling to:

Wiels Museum, Brussels, Belgium

“Wangechi Mutu: This You Call Civilization?”, Art Gallery of Ontario / Musée des beaux-arts de l’Ontario, Canada


Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, CA


“Wangechi Mutu: In Whose Image?”, Kunsthalle Wien Project Space Karlsplatz, Vienna, Austria, curated

by Angela Stief

“Little Touched”, Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, Los Angeles, CA


“Yo.n.l”, Victoia Miro Gallery, London, UK

“Cleaning Earth”, Franklin Artworks, Minneapolis, MN

“The Cinderella Curse”, ACA Gallery, Woodruff Arts Center, Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA


“Sleeping Heads Lie”, Power House, Memphis, TN

“An Alien Eye and Other Killah Anthems”, Sikkema Jenkins & Co., New York, NY

“Exhuming Gluttony: a Lover’s Requiem”, Salon 94, New York, NY


“The Chief’s Lair’s A Holy Mess”, The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA, curated by Tara


“Wangechi Mutu – Amazing Grace”, Miami Art Museum, curated by Peter Boswell, Miami, FL

“problematica”, Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects


“Hangin in Texas”, Art Pace, San Antonio, TX


“Pagan Poetry”, Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, Los Angeles, CA



“Creatures”, Jamaica Center for the Arts and Learning, Queens, New York, NY


“Surely it Cannot Burn so Long”, Rush Arts Gallery, New York, NY


Group Exhibitions


“Witness: Race and Identity in Contemporary American Printmaking”, Hallie Ford Museum of Art at Willamette University, Salem, OR [upcoming]

“Beyond Borders: Global Africa,” University of Michigan Museum of Art, Ann Arbor, MI [upcoming]

“Road to Justice”, MAXXI, Rome Italy [upcoming]

“Chaos and Awe,” Frist Center of Visual Arts, Nashville, TN [upcoming]

“Rise Up! Social Justice in Art from the Collection of J. Michael Bewley”, San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA [upcoming]

Group Exhibition, ICP, International Center for Photography Museum, New York, NY [upcoming]

“Blind Faith,” Haus der Kunst, Munich, Germany


“I am You, You Are Here, We Are Everywhere,” Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Chicago, IL

“Afro-Tech and the Future of Re-Invention”, HMKV at the Dortmunder U, Dortmund, Germany

“Canadian Biennial 2017”, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, ON, Canada

“All Things Being Equal” Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art, Cape Town, South Africa

“Wanderlust: Actions, Traces, Journeys”, UB Art Galleries, Buffalo, NY; traveling to Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines, IA.

“Within Genres”, Perez Art Museum, Miami, FL

“Colonial Stories: Power and People Exhibition” GI Holtegaard, Holte, Denmark

“Contemporary Women Printmakers”, Museum of Art WSU, Pullman, WA

“Simple Passion, Complex Vision: The Darryl Atwell Collection”, The Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts and Culture, Charlotte, NC

“Journeys into Peripheral Worlds” Des Moines Arts Center, Des Moines, IA

“Summer Exhibition”, Royal Academy of Arts, London, UK

“Art Afrique – le Nouvel Atelier”, Foundation Louis Vuitton, Paris, France

“Regarding the Figure”, Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, NY

“White Hunter” FM Center for Contemporary Art, Milano, Italy


“Regarding Africa: Contemporary Art and The African Connection,” Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Tel Aviv

“Protest,” Victoria Miro Gallery, London, UK

“Belief + Doubt: Selections from the Francie Bishop Good and David Horvitz Collection,” The Nova Southeastern University Art Museum, Fort Lauderdale, FL

“Making & Unmaking,” Camden Arts Centre, London, UK

“Making Africa. A Continent of Contemporary Design,” Centre de Cultura Contemporania de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain

“Hey You! – Who Me?, Yale Art Gallery, New Haven, CT

“Blackness in Abstraction,” Pace Gallery, New York, NY

“Human Interest: Portraits from the Whitney’s Collection,” Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY

“Black Pulp!,” Edgewood Gallery, Yale University School of Art, New Haven, CT

“L’Image Volee,” Prada Foundation, Milan, Italy

“The Grace Jones Project,” Museum of the African Diaspora, San Francisco, CA

“Lucy’s Iris,” Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Castilla y León, León, Spain


“US IS THEM”, The Pizzuti Collection, Columbus, OH

“The School of Kyiv”: Kyiv Biennial 2015, Kyiv, Ukraine

“Hello Walls”, Gladstone Gallery, New York, NY

“The Divine Comedy: Heaven, Purgatory, and Hell Revisited by Contemporary African Artists,” National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institute, Washington D.C.

“Africa: Architecture, Culture, and Identity”, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebæk, Denmark

“All The World’s Futures”: 56th International Venice Biennale, Italy

“Making Africa. A Continent of Contemporary Design”, traveling to: Vitra Design Museum, Weilam Rhein, Germany; Guggenheim Museum, Bilbao, Spain

“Les Invencibles: El Trabajo de la Mujer Nunca se Acaba”, Concrete Gallery of the Matucana, Santiago, Chile

“European Ghosts,” Mu.ZEE, Ostend, Belgium

“Spatial Stories: Topographies of Change in Africa”, The Metropolitan State University of Denver, Center for Visual

Art, Denver, CO

“Meet me Halfway: Selections from the Anita Reiner Collection,” Cristin Tierney Gallery, New York, NY

“How to be an Object”, The African American Museum of Dallas, Dallas, TX

“Portraits and Other Likenesses”, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA

“Conflict: Contemporary Responses to War”, University of Queensland Art Museum, St. Lucia, Australia

“Open This End: Contemporary Art from the Collection of Blake Byrne.” traveling to: The Nasher Museum, Ohio State University Urban Arts Space, Columbus, Ohio; The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Art Gallery at Columbia University, New York, NY; The Ronna and Eric Hoffman Gallery of Contemporary Art at Lewis & Clark

College, Vancouver, WA

“European Ghosts,” Mu.ZEE, Ostend, Belgium

“Surrealism: The Conjured Life,” MCA Chicago, Chicago, IL

“Picasso & Contemporary Art”, Le Grand Palais, Paris, France


“Herland” Deutsche Bank, New York, NY

“Made by Brazilians…Creative Invasion”, Sáo Paulo, Brazil

“King’s County”, Stevenson Gallery, Cape Town, South Africa

“Unbound: Contemporary Art After Frida Kahlo”, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Chicago, IL

“Black Eye” New York, NY

“Holding it Together”, Hosfelt Gallery, San Francisco, CA

“BASH An Exhibition in Two Parts” BYRDCLIFFE Kleinert/James Center for the Arts Woodstock, NY

“Conflict: Contemporary Responses to War”, University of Queensland Art Museum, Brisbane, Australia

“Death Is Your Body”, Steineres Haus am Römberg, Frankfurt am Main, Germany

“Dak’Art Biennale”, Dakar, Senegal

“Haute Africa Festival of Photography”, Knokke-Heist, Belgium

“Divine Comedy: Heaven, Purgatory and Hell Revisited by Contemporary African Artists”, Museum für Moderne

Kunst, Frankfurt am Main, Germany, traveling to: SCAD Museum of Art Savannah, GA, National Museum of

African Art at the Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D,C

“Bad Conscience”, Metro Pictures, New York, NY


“The Shadows Took Shape”, The Studio Museum in Harlem, NY

“More Light: The Fifth Moscow Biennial of Contemporary Art,” Backstein Joseph, Svetlana Boym, Catherine de Zegher, Moscow, Russia: Institute of Contemporary Art. Published by MER. Paper Kunsthalle

“Step Right In”, The Visual Arts Center, Department of Art and Art History at the University of Texas, Austin

“Cinematic Visions”, Victoria Miro Gallery, London

“Earth Matters: Land as Material and Metaphor in the Arts of Africa”, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC

“Aquatopia”, Nottingham Contemporary, UK; Tate St. Ives, UK

“Migrating Identities”, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA

“Sakahàn”, National Gallery of Canada, Ontario, Canada

Triennial Exhibition, International Center of Photography, New York, NY

“Seismic Shifts”, National Academy Museum, New York, NY


“Exquisite Corpses: Drawing and Disfiguration”, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY

“Visions of Our 44th President”, Wright Museum, Detroit, MI

“Follow The Line”, The Girl’s Club, Fort Lauderdale, FL

“The Soul of a City: Memphis Collects African American Art”, Brooks Art Museum, Memphis, TN

“Wangechi Mutu, KAWS, Jeff Sonhouse, Wim Delvoye”, Gallery Zidoun, Luxembourg

“Twisted Sisters”, Dodge Gallery, New York, NY

“Day for Night: Between Reality and Illusion”, Richard Harris Terrace at the Borough of Manhattan Community College (CUNY), Presented in collaboration with Art 21, New York, NY

The Stenersen Museum, Oslo, Norway

African Contemporary Art, Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil

Kochi-Muziris Biennale, Kochi, India

“There is no archive in which nothing gets lost”, Glassell School of Art, Museum of Fine Arts Houston, Houston, TX

“The Virgins Show”, Family Business, New York, NY

“Intense Proximity”, La Triennale at the Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France

“Trade Routes Over Time”, Michael Stevenson Gallery, Cape Town, South Africa

“The Calendar’s Tale: Fantasy, Figuration and Representation”, Boston University, 808 Gallery, Boston, MA

“Six Yards, Guaranteed Dutch Design”, Museum of Modern Art, Armhem, Netherlands

“28 Days”, Justina M. Barnicke Gallery, University of Toronto, Toronto, CA


“The Bearden Project”, The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, NY

“Taguchi Art Collection-Global New Art”, Sompo Japan Museum of Art, Tokyo, Japan

“30 Americans”, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC; traveling to Chrysler Museum of Art, Norfolk, VA

“The African Continuum”, United Nations, New York, NY

Incheon Women’s Biennale, Incheon, South Korea

“15 x 15 Rush Arts 15th Anniversary Edition”, Rush Arts Gallery, New York, NY
“Alles Kannibalen?”, Me-Collector’s Room, Berlin, Germany

“Contemporary Magic: A Tarot Deck Project”, Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh, PA

“the hybrid fuels”, curated by Ingrid Burgbacher-Krupka, Kunst + Projekte Sindelfingen, Germany

“The Luminous Interval”, Guggenheim Bilbao, Bilbao, Spain

“On the Occasion of the Publication of Basics: A celebration of Revolution and a New World”, Harlem Stage, New York, NY, curated by Dread Scott

Harlem Stage, New York, NY, curated by Dread Scott

“Paper Cuts”, Fullerton College Art Gallery, Fullerton, CA

“The Power of Doubt”, Times Museum, Guangzhou, China

“Twisted Selves”, University of California Riverside Museum of Photography, Riverside, CA

“Seeing Is a Kind of Thinking: A Jim Nutt Companion”, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL

“Stargazers: Elizabeth Catlett in Conversation with 21 Contemporary Artists”, Bronx Museum, NY

“Tous cannibales”, La Maison Rouge, Paris, France


“Sharon Stone in Abuja”, Location One, New York, NY

“Faces”, Galleria Monica De Cardenas, Milan, Italy

“The Secret Lives of Trees”, Galleria Monica De Cardenas, Zuoz, Switzerland

“Water”, Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ

“Collection: MOCA’s First Thirty Years (1980 – Now)”, The Geffen Contemporary at the Museum of

Contemporary Art (MOCA), Los Angeles, CA

“Until Now: Collecting the New (1960-2010)”, Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis, MN

“Inaugural Group Exhibition”, Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, Culver City, CA

“Disidentification”, Goteborgs Konsthalle, Goetborg, Sweden

“Outside the Box”, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA

“Disquieted: Contemporary voices from Out of the Shadows”, Portland Art Museum, Oregon

“Contemplating the Void: Interventions in the Guggenheim Museum”, Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY

“Afro Modern: Journeys through the Black Atlantic”, Tate Liverpool, Liverpool, UK, traveling to:

Centro Galego de Arte Contemporánea (CGAC), Santiago de Compostela, Spain

“Dress Codes”, The Third ICP Triennial of Photography and Video, International Center of Photography, New York, NY

“Visceral Bodies”, Vancouver Art Gallery, BC, Canada

“Anarchy: In Search of a New World Order”, curated by Amy Andrieux, Harlem Pop, New York, NY


“The Spectacle of The Everyday”, 10th Lyon Biennale of Contemporary Art, Lyon, France, curated by Hou Hanru

“Off the Beaten Path: Violence, Women, and Art”, Art Work for Change and the Tides Center, traveling to:

The Stenersen Museum, Oslo, Norway; Art Gallery of Wellington, New Zealand; De Menil, Marfa, TX; UCLA Fowler Museum, Los Angeles, CA; Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland; and more.

“Rebelle. Art and Feminism 1969-2009”, Museum Moderne Kunst Arnhem, Netherlands

“Black Womanhood”, San Diego Museum of Art, San Diego, CA

“Under the Knife,” Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena, CA

Malherbe, Anna “Sortilége.” Fondation pour l’Art Contemporain, Claudine et Jean-Marc Salomon, 2009, p. 58-67, 85.

“Paint Made Flesh”, First Center for Visual Arts, Nashville, TN and traveling to:

The Phillips Collection, Washington, DC, Memorial Art Garden, Rochester, NY

“Permanent Collection”, The Studio Museum Harlem, Harlem, NY


“Videostudio”, Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, NY

“Objects of Value”, The Miami Art Museum, Miami, FL

Prospect.1 New Orleans, The New Orleans Biennial, curated by Dan Cameron, New Orleans, LA

“U-Turn”, Quadrennial for Contemporary Art Center, Copenhagen, Denmark

“Pandora’s Box”, Dunlop Art Gallery, Regina Public Library, Saskatchewan, Canada

“Eros: Love, Lust and it’s Consequences” Richard L. Feigen & Co., New York, NY

“Transformation AGO”, The Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Canada

“30 Americans”, The Rubell Collection, Miami, FL

“Body Memory”, Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton, NJ

“Damaged Romanticism: A Mirror of Modern Emotion”, Blaffer Gallery, the Art Museum of the University of

Houston, Houston, TX, curated by Terrie Sultan, David Pagel and Colin Gardner traveling to:

The Parrish Art Museum, Southampton, New York; Grey Art Gallery, New York University, New York, NY (Catalogue)

“In the Land of Retinal Delights: The Juxtapoz School”, Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, CA

“Black Woman Hood: Images, Icons, and Ideologies of the African Body”, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth

College, Hanover, NH

“Collage: The Unmonumental Picture”, New Museum, New York, NY, curated by Richard Flood, Massimiliano

Gioni, and Laura Hoptman


“Body Politic”, Branch Gallery, Durham, NC

“Every Revolution is a Roll of the Dice”, Ballroom, Marfa, TX, curated by Bob Nickas

“Fractured Figure: Works from the Dakis Joannou Collection”, DESTE Foundation, Athens, Greece, curated by Jeffrey Deitch

“Paper Baglady and Other Stories”, Timothy Taylor Gallery, London, UK

“Star Power: Museum as Body Electric”, Museum of Contemporary Art Denver, curated by Cydney Payton, Denver, CO

“(re)Volver”, Plataforma Revolver, Lisbon, Portugal, curated by Filipa Oliveira

“Global Feminisms: New Directions in Contemporary Art”, Brooklyn Museum, New York


“New York, Interrupted”, PKM Gallery, Beijing, China, curated by Dan Cameron


“Triumph of Painting”, The Saatchi Gallery, London, UK

“USA Today”, Royal Academy of Art, London, UK

“The New Collage”, Pavel Zoubok Gallery, New York, NY

“(re)Volver”, Plataforma Revolver, Lisbon, Portugal (curated by Filipa Oliveira)

“Still Points in the Turning World: SITE Santa Fe’s 6th Biennial”, SITE Santa Fe, NM, curated by Klaus Ottman

“The 2nd Seville Biennale”, Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporaneo, Sevilla, Spain, curated by Okwui Enwezor

“Interstellar Low Ways—Sun Ra”, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL

“Having New Eyes”, Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, CO

“Heroines”, Gallery Met, New York, NY

“Land Mine”, The Aldrich Museum, Ridgefield, CT

“Distant Relatives/Relative Distance”, The Michael Stevenson Gallery, Cape Town, South Africa

“Infinite Painting: Contemporary Painting and Global Realism”, Villa Manin Centre for Contemporary Art, Passariano, Italy, curated by Francesco Bonami and Sarah Cosulich Canarutto

“New African Art”, Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA

“If a cat gives birth to kittens in an oven, are they kittens or biscuits?” Roebling Hall, Brooklyn, NY

“The F-Word: Female Vocals”, Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh, PA

“Out of Time: a contemporary view”, Museum of Modern Art, New York (curated by Joachim Pissarro)


“Linkages & Themes in the African Diaspora: Selections from the Eileen Harris Norton and Peter Norton

Art Collections”, Museum of the African Diaspora, San Francisco, CA


“Africa Remix”, Kunstpalast Duesseldorf, Duesseldorf, Germany, curated by Simon Njami,

traveling to Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France; Hayward Gallery, London; Mori Art Museum,

Tokyo, Japan; Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden


“After Cezanne”, Museum of Contemporary Art Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA

“Matisse and Beyond – The Painting and Sculpture Collections”, San Francisco Museum of

Modern Art, San Francisco, CA

“Figures of Thinking: Convergences in Contemporary Cultures”, Peeler Art Center, DePauw University,

Greencastle, IN, traveling to McDonough Museum of Art, Youngstown State University, OH;

Harnett Museum of Art, University of Richmond, VA

“Drawing from The Modern, 1975-2005”, Museum of Modern Art, New York, curated by Jordan Kantor

Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville, TN

“CUT”, Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects

“Girls on Film”, Zwirner & Wirth, New York, curated by Kristine Bell

“The White Rose”, Brent Sikkema, New York

“Greater New York 2005”, PS1, Long Island City, NY

“Rewind, Re-cast, Review”, Berrie Arts Center, Ramapo College, Mahwah, NJ, curated by Isolde Brielmaier

“African Queen”, The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York

“Follow Me: A Fantasy, Arena 1”, Santa Monica, curated by Malik Gaines

“Only Skin Deep Changing Visions of the American Self”, International Center of Photography,

curated by Brian Wallis and Coco Fusco (catalogue), traveling to San Diego Museum of Art, CA;

Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego, CA


“Pin-Up: Contemporary Collage and Drawing”, Tate Modern, London, curated by Emma Dexter

“Fight or Flight”, Whitney Museum of American Art at Altria, New York

“I Feel Mysterious Today”, Palm Beach Institute of Contemporary Art, Palm Beach, FL,

curated by Dominik Molon

“It’s About Memory”, Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago, IL, curated by Simon Watson

“Africa Remix”, Kunstplast Duesseldorf, Germany, traveling to Centre Pompidou, Paris, France and the Hayward Galllery, London U.K.

“Color Theory”, Vitamin Arte Contemporanea, Torino, Italy, curated by Franklin Sirmans

“Art on Paper”, Weatherspoon Museum, Greensboro, NC, curated by Ron Platt

“Color Wheel Oblivion”, Marella Arte Contemporanea, Milan, Italy, curated by Chris Perez.

“Figuratively: Dave McKenzie, Wangechi Mutu, William Villalongo”, The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York

“She’s Come Undone”, Artemis Greenberg Van Doren Gallery, New York, curated by Agusto Arbizo

“Gwangju Biennale”, South Korea

“Gio Ponti: Furnished Settings and Figuration”, ACME, Los Angeles, curated by Peter Loughrey and Chip Tom

“New”, Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, Los Angeles, CA

“The Raw and the Cooked”, Claremont Center for the Arts, Claremont, CA, curated by David Pagel

“Dessins et des autres”, Anne de Villepoix Gallery, Paris, France


“Open House: Working in Brooklyn”, Brooklyn Museum of Art, NY, curated by Tumelo Mosaka and Charlotta Kotik


“We Are Electric”, Deitch Projects, New York, curated by Chris Perez

“Only Skin Deep”, International Center of Photography, New York, curated by Coco Fusco Momenta Art, Brooklyn, NY

“Dubrow International”, Krevits/Wehby, New York, curated by Norman Dubrow

“Off the Record”, Skylight Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, curated by Kambui Olujimi

“Black President: the Art and Legacy of Fela Anikulapo-Kuti”, New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, traveling to The Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnatti, OH; The Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA; Barbican Centre, London, UK, curated by Trevor Schoonmaker

“Looking Both Ways: Art of the Contemporary African Diaspora”, Museum for African Art, Long Island City, NY, traveling to Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, MA; Cranbrook Art Museum, Bloomfield Hills, MI; Museum of the African Diaspora, San Francisco, CA, curated by Laurie Ann Farrell

“New Art Wave”, Brooklyn Academy of Music, Brooklyn, NY, curated by Dan Cameron

Museum Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisboa, Portugal

Museum of the African Diaspora, San Francisco, CA

“Art Basel Miami Beach”, Miami, FL, with Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects

“Armory Art Fair”, New York, with Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects

“The Broken Mirror”, Leroy Neiman Gallery, Columbia University, New York, curated by Chitra Ganesh

Parish Art Museum, Studio Museum Exhibition, South Hampton, NY

“Creatures”, Jamaica Center for the Arts and Learning, Queens, NY

“7 Walls, 8 Views”, Arena Gallery, New York, curated by Renee Ricardo

“NextNext Visual Art”, Brooklyn Academy of Museum, Brooklyn, NY, curated by Dan Cameron,

New Museum of Contemporary Art

“Wangechi Mutu/Carl Scholz”, Momenta Art, Brooklyn, NY



“ArtBasel Miami Beach”, Miami, FL, with Anne de Villepoix Gallery

“Scratch”, Arena Gallery, New York

“Brooklyn in Paris”, Gallery Chez Valentin, Paris

“Model Citizens”, Roger Smith Gallery, New York, curated by Janet Dees

“Culture In A Jar”, Longwood Art Museum, New York, curated by Wanda Ortiz

“Africaine”, Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, curated by Christine Kim


“Fusion”, MoCada, New York

“Challenge”, Skylight Gallery, New York

“Out of the Box”, Queens Museum, New York

“Group Show”, River Bank Gallery, New York


“The Magic City”, Brent Sikemma, New York, curated by Trevor Schoonmaker

“Thermal Dynamic Reading Project”, Tonic, New York, curated by Christopher Myers

“MFA Sculpture Thesis Exhibition”, Art and Architecture Gallery, New Haven, CT


Rush Arts Gallery, New York


“In Coming”, Art and Architecture Gallery, New Haven, CT

“Fusions”, Imarisha Gallery, Brooklyn, NY


“Life’s Little Necessities”, Johannesburg Biennale, The Castle, Cape Town, South Africa, curated by Kellie Jones


“One Voice”, 7th Gallery, Cooper Union, New York


“Transitional Images Transgressive Imaginations”, Houghton Gallery, New York, curated by Amy Sadao




National Artist Award, Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Aspen, CO


Cultural Leadership Award, American Federation of Arts, New York, NY


United States Artist Fellow


BlackStar Film Festival Audience Award for Favorite Experimental Film, Philadelphia, PA

Brooklyn Museum Artist of the Year, Brooklyn, NY

African Diaspora Awards New York, NY


Cooper Union Augustus St. Gaudens Distinguished Artist Award, New York, NY


Artist of the Year Award, Deutsche Bank, Germany


The Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Grant, New York, NY

Cooper Union Urban Visionaries Awards, Emerging Talent Award, New York, NY


The Joan Mitchell Foundation Painters & Sculptors Award, New York, NY


President’s Citation in Art, Cooper Union, New York, NY


Artist in Residence, Steep Rock, Washington, CT


Artist in Residence, ArtPace, San Antonio, TX

The Chrysalis Award, The Museum of Contemporary African Diaspora Art, New York, NY


Artist in Residence, The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, NY

Artist in Residence, Cooper Union, New York, NY


Jamaica Center for the Arts Fellowship, Queens, NY


Fannie B. Pardee Fellowship, New Haven, CT


Masters of Fine Art Fellowship, Sculpture Department, Yale University, New Haven, CT


Richard Leakey Merit Award, Nairobi, Kenya




Phillips, Lisa, “New Museum: 40 Years New”, New York: Phaidon, pg. 164.

Direktor, Ruth, “Regarding Africa: Contemporary Art and Afro Futurism.” Tel Aviv: Tel Aviv Museum of Art, pg. 92.

“Lucy’s Iris: Contemporary African Women Artists” (El Iris de Lucy: Artistas Africanas Contemporaneas), Madrid: Centro Atlantico de de Arte Moderno, pg. 176-179.

“Thirty Years,” New York: Socrates Sculpture Park, pg. 70-71.

Colo, Holland Cotter, Mary Anne Staniszewski, Rachel Gugelberger, and Jeanette Ingberman, “Unfinished Memories/30 Years of Exit Art.” New York: Steidl. pg. 88.

Lewis, Heidi and Roland Mitchell, “Beyond Mammy, Jezebel and Sapphire”, Portland: The Jordan Schnitzer Family Foundation, 2017, pg. 14; 36-39; 65-67.


Demand, Thomas (Editor), L’Image Volee”, Milan: Fondazione Prada, 2016. Pg. 13; 94-96.

Biennale Internationale De L’Art Contemporain Casablanca”, Casablanca: Maroc Premium Foundation, October 2016. Pg. 32.

Olowu, Duro, “Making & Unmaking, London: Ridinghouse and Camden Arts Centre, 2016. Pg. 36-37.


“US IS THEM: at the Pizzuti Collection”, Exhibition catalogue, Pizzuti Collection, pp. 48-50

“All The World’s Futures: Biennale Arte 2015”, Exhibition catalogue, la Biennale di Venezia, pp. 521

“Africa: Architecture Culture Identity”, Exhibition catalogue, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, pp. 35

“Open This End: Contemporary Art from the Collection of Blake Byrne”, Exhibition catalogue, pp. 77

“Making Africa: A Continent of Contemporary Design”, Exhibition catalogue, Vitra Design Museum, pp.162


“Nguva na Nyoka”, Exhibition catalogue, Victoria Miro Gallery

“Interrupting Entropy: Selections form the Betlach Collection” pp. 26,27



“Sakahan” National Gallery of Canada Ottowa, International Indigenous Art, pp. 230-231

Keith, Naima J., “The Shadows Took Shape”, The Studio Musuem In Harlem, pp. 64,65,82, 85

Genocchio, Benjammin “Art Studio America”

Milbourne, Karen, Ed., “Earth Matters: Land as Material and Metaphor in the Arts of Africa,” National Museum of

African Art, Smithsonian Institution, pp. 78, 90-05. Published by The Monacelli Press.

“Cinematic Visions Painting at the Edge of Reality” Exhibition catalogue, Victoria Miro, pp.47

Kent, Rachel, “Wangechi Mutu,” Museum of Contemporary Art Australia, Australia

Schoonmaker, Trevor, “Wangechi Mutu: A Fantastic Journey,” Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University

“Wangechi Mutu”, Exhibition catalogue, Museum of Contemporary Art Australia

Squires, Carol, “A Different Kind of Order,” International Center of Photography Triennial Exhibition Catalogue, Delmonico-Prestel


Bosland, Joost, “Trade Routes Revisited” Stevenson Cape Town and Johannesburg, pp. 76-77, 124

Weiss, Reydan, “Everywhere and Nowhere – Works from the Reydan Weiss Collection,” Villa Jauss, Oberstdorf, Germany

Bélisle, José, “Wangechi Mutu,” Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal

“VISIONS 15 Years Deutsche + Guggenheim,” Deutsche Bank AG, November


“The Luminous Interval”, Guggenheim Bilbao, Bilbao, Spain Angela

Thompson, Susan, “Wangechi Mutu,” The Luminous Interval: The D. Daskalopoulos Collection

Hou, Hanru, “The Power of Doubt,” pp. 100-107


“The Spectacle of The Everyday”, 10th Lyon Biennale of Contemporary Art, Lyon, France, curated by Hou Hanru New York, NY pg. 172

“Afro Modern: Journeys through The Black Atlantic,” Tate Liverpool, England, pp.159

Hütte, Friedhelm, Ed., “Wangechi Mutu: My Dirty Little Heaven,” with essays by Okwui Enwezor, Lauri

Firstenberg, Courtney J. Martin, and Klaus Ottman, Deutsche Guggenheim, Hatje Kanz, Berlin

My Dirty Little Heaven,” Deutsche Guggenheim

“This You Call Civilization”, Art Gallery of Ontario, Canada

“Visceral Bodies”, Exhibition catalogue, Vancouver Art Gallery, pp. 56-57

“The Visible Vagina”, Exhibition catalogue, Francis Naumann Fine Art/David Nolan Gallery


“The Spectacle of The Everyday”, Veduta Lyon Biennale of Contemporary Art, Lyon, France, New York, NY pg. 435

“rebelle, Art and Feminism 1960-2009”, Museum of Modern Art, Arnheim, NL

Ditner, Judy, Ed., “Dress Codes: The Third ICP Triennial of Photography and Video”, ICP/ Steidl

Holzwarth, Hans Werner, Ed. “100 Contemporary Artists”, Taschen, Berlin

Bonham-Carter, Charlotte, and David Hodge, “The Contemporary Art Book”, Goodman Books,

Carlton Press, London

Hobbs, Robert, Franklin Sirmans and Michele Wallace, “30 Americans”, Rubell Family Collection

Scala, W. Mark, ed., “Paint Made Flesh”, First Center for Visual Arts, Vanderbilt University Press

“In the Land of Retinal Delights: The Juxtapoz Factor”, Laguna Art Museum in association with Gingko Press

“At Home/Not At Home: Works from the Collection of Martin and Rebecca Eisenberg”, New York: CCS Bard

Holzwarth, Hans Werner, “Art Now, Vol. 3”, Taschen, essay by Astrid Mania

“Prospect.1 New Orleans”, texts by Barbara Bleomink, Dan Cameron, Lolis Eric Elie, and Claire Tancons,

Picturebox Inc., Brooklyn, NY, November

Singleton, Douglas Ed., “Wangechi Mutu: A Shady Promise”, Damiani Press, with essays by Isolde Brielmaier,

Malik Gaines and Michael Veal, March

“Muted: Video Studio”, Studio Museum in Harlem, p. 5, Fall/Winter

Sultan, Terry, David Pagel, Colin Gardner, Claudia Schmuckli, “Damaged Romanticism: A Mirror of Modern

Emotion”, Blaffer Gallery, the Art Museum of the University of Houston, D Giles Limited, London



“Damaged Romanticism a Mirror of Modern Emotion” Blaffer Gallery, The Art Museum of The University of Houston pp.100-103

30 Americans: Rubell Family Collection. New York: Distributed Art Publishers, Inc. 2008, p. 128-131, 210.

“Yo.n.l”, Victoia Miro Gallery, London, UK


“Global Feminisms, New Directions in Contemporary Art”, Brooklyn Museum Merrell Publishers Limited, pp 53, 280

“Wangechi Mutu: The Cinderella Curse”, ACA Gallery of SCAD, November


Zoubok, Pavel, “The New Collage,” Pavel Zoubok Gallery, New York

Enwezor, Okwui, “The Unhomely Phantom Scenes in Global Society”, October

“Wangechi Mutu”, The Arnold and Marie Schwartz Gallery Met, New York

Gupta, Anjali, “Wangechi Mutu”, Blanton Museum of Art, American Art Since 1900, Blanton Museum of Art, University of Texas, pgs 220-221

“- Contemporary Painting and Global Realism”, Villa Manin Centre for Contemporary Art, September, pg 122

Brandstetter, Anna-Maria, “Violence/Trauma/Memory”, ed. Marjorie Jongbloed, Volkswagen Foundation, Hanover, Germany

Ottmann, Klaus, “Still Points of the Turning World”, SITE Santa Fe International Biennial Exhibition, July

Bonami, Francesco, Cosulich, Canarutto, Sarah, “Infinite Painting”, Villa Manin Centro d’Arte Contemporanea, exhibition catalog, pg.122-123


Brielmaier, Isolde “Wangeci Mutu: Re-Imagining the World” The ParkettSeries with Contemporary Artists, Parkett, pp. 6

Dexter, Emma, Vitamin D: New Perspectives in Drawings, Phaidon Press, London and New York,

essay page 214, illustrations page 215-217, bio page 334

“Africa Remix”, Hayward Gallery, London

McDowell, Tara, “New Work: Wangechi Mutu”, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

Kantor, Jordan, “Drawing from the Modern: 1975-2005”, Museum of Modern Art, New York, p. 185

“Figures of Thinking: Convergences in Contemporary Cultures”, Pamela Auchincloss Arts Management and University of Richmond Museums, VA

“Greater New York 2005”, P.S. 1. Contemporary Art Center/ MoMA, Queens, NY, March

Kuramitsu, Kris and LeFelle-Collins, Lizetta, “Linkages & Themes in the African Diaspora: Selections from the Eileen Harris Norton and Peter Norton Art Collections”, Museum of the African Diaspora, San Francisco

Boswell, Peter, “Wangechi Mutu – Amazing Grace”, Miami Art Museum

Vielmetter, Susanne “Wangechi Mutu”, Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, with essay by Christopher Miles

“eleven eleven {1111} Journal of Literature and Art”, California College of the Arts San Francisco

Brielmaier, Isolde and Tu, Thuy Linh N., “Rewind/Re-Cast/Review”, Berrie Arts Center, NJ

“Color Wheel Oblivion”, Marella Arte Contemporanea, pp. 38-40


“Africa Remix”, Kunstpalast Düsseldorf, Germany

“Gwangju Biennial”, South Korea

Muhammad, Dalya Erica, “Wangechi Mutu”, The Studio Museum in Harlem, July

Cameron, Dan, Artpace Residencies and Exhibition Catalog, pg. 63-69


Farrell, Laurie Ann, “Looking Both Ways: Art of the Contemporary African Diaspora” Museum for African Art, Long

Island City, NY, catalogue essay by Laurie Firstenberg, “Perverse Anthropology”

Schoonmaker, Trevor, “Black President: The Art and Legacy of Fela Anikulapo-Kuti”, The New Museum, New York


Jones, Kellie, “Life’s Little Necessities: Installations by Women in the 1990s”, Trade Routes:

History and Geography, 2nd Johannesburg Biennale, p. 287




Fateman, Johanna, “Wangechi Mutu” Artforum, April 2017.

Smith, Roberta, “WANGECHI MUTU”, The New York Times, 9 March 2017.

Donoghue, Katy, “Wangechi Mutu Gets Closer to The Landscape That Speaks To Her In ‘Ndoro Na Miti’”, Whitewall Magazine, 6 March 2017.

Scobie, Ilka, “WANGECHI MUTU: Ndoro Na Miti”, The Brooklyn Rail, 2 March 2017.

Greenberger, Alex, “Performa 17 Announces Commissions, Focus on the Legacy of Dada” Artnews, 7 March 2017.

Staff, “Performa Announces Dates, Commissions and Theme for 2017”, Artforum, 7 March 2017.

Wilson, Michael, “Wangechi Mutu,” Timeout New York, 15-28 February, 2017.

Gordon, Sean, “Wangechi Mutu Explores Afrofuturism and The New Humanism with Ndoro Na Miti”, Paste Magazine, 12 February 2017.

Lesser, Casey, “15 New York Shows You Need to See this February”, Artsy, 31 January 2017.

Davis, Ben, “Google sets out to Disrupt Curating with ‘Machine Lettering’”, Artnet News, 14 January 2017.

Staff, “Wangechi Mutu’s ‘Ndoro Na Miti” at Gladstone Gallery”, Artinfo 2 February 2017.

Staff, “Wangechi Mutu: Ndoro Na Miti”, Timeout New York, 13 January 2017.

Staff, “9 Art Events to Attend in New York City This Week”, Artnews, 23 January 2017.

Cascone, Sarah, “Editor’s Picks: 10 Things to See in New York This Week”, Artnet News, 23 January 2017.



Royce-Greensill, Sarah, “Liz Swig Launches Charmed: the bracelet that’s more a work of art than a piece of Jewelry”, The Telegraph, 7 December 2016.

Bernard, Joy, “Art: South of the Sahara” Jerusalem Post, 18 December 2016.

Hernandez, Jillian, “The Ambivalent Grotesque: Reading Black Women’s Erotic Corporeality in Wangechi Mutu’s Work” Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society. vol 21, no. 2. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, Pg. Cover; 432-433; 435; 438; 446-447; 450; 453.

A.M.B., “Depicting the Diaspora: ‘Africans in America’ probes questions of identity and nomenclature”, The Economist, 30 November 2016.

Sargent, Antwaun, “A South African Exhibition Explores African American Identity”, The Creators Project, 1 December 2016.

Hyland, Veronique, “Cindy Sherman and Fellow Artist Teamed Up to Design a Haute Charm Bracelet” New York Magazine, 11 November 2016.

Samaha, Barry, “Ippolita Links Up with Seven Artists on a Charm Bracelet that Celebrates Female Unity”, Forbes, 9 November 2016.

Crichton-Miller, Emma, “Goodman Gallery Marks 50 Years in Johannesburg”, Financial Times, 11 November 2016.

Rosen, Miss, “’Africa Rising’ Presents Cutting Edge Art, Fashion, Design”, Crave, 29 November 2016.

Waldman, Rachel, “A New Fine Jewelry Collaboration Lets You Wear Art on Your Sleeve”, Vogue, 25 October 2016.

Disser, Nicole, “Juicy Exhibit Shows Pulp’s ‘Unique Power’ to Explore Black Identity”, Bedford+Bowery, 11 October 2016.

Staff, “FNB Joburg ArtFair, Featured Artist : Wangechi Mutu, The South African Art Times”, September 2016. Pg. 8.

Tate, Greg, “Wangechi Mutu: Collagist and “cultural anomaly” is returning home after 20 years”, Mail & Guardian: Africa’s Best Read, 6 September 2016.

Molefe, Ayana, “5 Women whose work you must see at FNB Joburg Art Fair”, Elle South Africa, September 9 2016.

Neuendorf, Henri, “Kenya’s Art Market Isn’t Exactly Booming”, Artnet News, September 30, 2016.

Martinez, Alanna, “Why Artist Wangechi Mutu Chooses to Perform in Secret”, New York Observer, 18 July 2016.

Valentine, Victoria, “Culture Talk: Curator Adrienne Edwards on Her New Exhibition ‘Blackness in Abstraction’”, Culture Type, 5 July 2016.

Mutu, Wangechi, “500 Words”, ARTFORUM, 12 July 2016.

Suleimn, Lama, “Afrofuturism and Arabfuturism: Reflections of a Present-day Diasporic Reader” Tohu Magazine, 12 June 2016.

Battaglia, Andy, “Dark Matter at Pace Gallery”, The Wall Street Journal, 26 June 2016.

Buck, Louisa, “The Making of Duro Olowu: Designer’s Camden Arts Centre Show confounds curatorial convention”, The Telegraph, 24 June 2016.

Sargent, Antwaun, “ Duro Olowu’s Third Time Around”, Interview Magazine, June 2016.

Editors, “10 ART EVENTS TO ATTEND IN NEW YORK CITY THIS WEEK: ‘Blackness in Abstraction’ at Pace”, Artnews, 20 June 2016.

Dennis Busch & Gestalten (Editors), The Age of Collage Vol. 2: Contemporary Collage in Modern Art, Berlin: Gestalten, February 2016, pg. 294-303.

Staff, “African Horizons: Why The Armory Show in New York is focusing on Africa”, The Economist, 5 March 2016.

Jadrnak, Jackie, “The End of 20/20”, Albuquerque Journal, 18 March 2016.

Kook-Anderson, Grace, “Wangechi Mutu and the revolt of the female form” Oregon Artswatch, 9 March 2016.

Staff, “6 Artist on Black Identity”, Huffpost Black Voices, 31 March 2016.

Lequeux, Emmanuelle, “De New York a Paris La Folie Des Artistes Africains”, Beaux Arts Magazin, March 2016.

Cascone, Sarah, “Prospect 4 Curator Brings in Some Big Names for Advice”, Artnet, 16 March 2016.

Staff, “Prospect New Orleans Announcement”, Artforum, 28 March 2016.

Staff, “Willamette Weekend: 20 Things to Do and See in Portland” Willamette Weekend, 18 February 2016.

Gillespie, Olivia, “Five Contemporary Women Artists You Need to Know About”, The Bubble, February 2016.

Staff, “’They Eat Because You Grow the Food’: Wangechi Mutu’s Words of Wisdom for Struggling Artists”, Artspace, 13 January 2016.


“Five Artists, Five Book Reviews; Wangechi Mutu”, The New York Times, pp. 16, June 28, 2015.

Sangweni, Yolanda. “Artist Wangechi Mutu Celebrates ‘Africa’s Out!’ Campaign, with a Little Help from Solange,” Essence, June 5, 2015.

Wullschlager,Jackie “A global ‘parliament of forms’ ” Ft Weekend Arts Section, pp. 11, May 9-10, 2015.

Mestrich, Qiana, Jigarjian, Michi, “Wangechi Mutu” How we do both: Art and Motherhood, pp. 79

Sargent, Antwaun. “Africa’s Out! Let’s Celebrate,” W Magazine, June 8, 2015.

Schreiber, Daniel “Artists from the Deutsche Bank Collection at the Venice Biennale” Art Mag by Deutsche Bank, pp.32, 7 March 2015.

Scher, Rob. “This New Arts Endeavor Hopes to ‘Change the Way We Engage with Africa,’” New York Magazine, 5 June 2015.

Thon, Ute “Das Festival der Welterklärung” Ute Art Das Kinstmagazin, pp 22 May 2015.

Solway, Diane, “ All the World’s His Stage” W Art Magazine, p. 45-47, May 2015.


Gray, Steve, “ Recap: Mutu at Victoria Miro “,, December 26 2014.

Bodin, Claudia. “Abscheulich Schöne Körper,” Art Das Kunstmagazin, January 2014, p.20-28.

De Jesus, Carlos Suarez. “Art Mirrors Life in Wangechi Mutu’s MOCA Show,” Miami Times, May 1, 2014.

“Wangechi Mutu: Nuguva na Nyoka, Victoria Miro, London”, Aesthetica Magazine, 2 December 2014.

Whitley, Zoe, “International Geographic: Wangechi Mutu on Paper, Print and Printmaking”, Art in Print, Volume 4, Number 4. November – December 2014.

Waxman, Lori, “Seductive Hells”, Chicago Tribune, 26 November 2014.

Neilson, Laura,” Why Feminism Still matters – According To A Badass Artist”, Refinery 29, 19 November 2014.

Munro, Cait, “When Massimiliano Gioni Met Camille Henrot: A New Museum Dinner Tale”, Artnet News, 19 November 2014.

Berman, Kelly, “Wangechi Mutu: I’m interested in how the eye can trick you”, Design Indaba, 18 November 2014.

Sharde’, Kiara ,”Wangechi Mutu’s Supernatural “New Siren” Short Film”, SaintHeron, 7 November 2014.

Guiducci, Mark, “Performa Celebrates its 10th Anniversary with a Jennifer Rubell Renaissance Feast”, Vogue Online, 5 November 2014.

Guiducci, Mark. “5 Shows to See in London During Frieze Week (That Aren’t at Frieze),” Vogue, 14 October 2014.

Gordon, Amanda, “Scene Last Night: Wild and Weird Williamsburg Performance, Bloomberg online, 5 November 2014.

Saad, Shirine, “Wangechi Mutu: New Siren”,, 2 November 2014.

Ballard, Thea, “Sea Creatures and Disarming Encounters: Wangechi Mutu at Victoria Miro,” Artinfo, 1 November 2014

“A Fantastic Journey Into the Mind of Collage Artist Wangechi Mutu,” Inner World Press, 21 March 2014.

Conway, Megan, “ Renaissance Women”, Wall Street Journal, The World of Culture & Style, 29 October 2014.

Miller, Randall “Wangechi Mutu A Fantastic Journey at Mary and Leigh Block Museum”, DailyServing, 29 October 2014.

Matthews, Alexander “Immigrant Experience: Breathing in Brooklyn” Times Live, 28 October 2014.

McQuaid, Cate, “Diverse voices celebrated in Mass Art’s Adderley show”, Boston Globe, 28 October 2014.

“SCAD hosts first U.S. showing of “The Divine Comedy – Revisited”, Business & Heritage Clarksville, 26 October 2014.

Frank, Priscilla, “40 Contemporary African Artists Take on Dante’s ‘Divine Comedy’ “, Huffington Post, 22 October 2014.

Banks, Grace, “The Best of Frieze London 2014” Interview Magazine, 18 October 2014.

Masaya, “Wangechi Mutu’s Mystical Sirens & Serpents in London” Okayafrica, 18 October 2014.

Yablonsky, Linda, “Live and Let Live” Artforum, 17 October 2014.

Wangechi Mutu, Leslie Hewitt, and 32 Others Win $50,000 Grants From United States Artists”, Blouin Artinfo, 14 October 2014.

Sheffler, Daniel, “ Brooklyn Inspires African Artists”, New York Times, 14 October 2014.

Bidouzo-Coudray, Joyce, “Wangechi Mutu Takes on Transmutation As a New Form of Existentialism”, Another Africa, 13 October 2014.

Bell, Caroline, “Five Minutes with Wangechi Mutu” Sun Times, 13 October 2014.

Lee, Felicia R., “ $50,000 for Meshell Mdegeocello and 33 other U.S.A Fellows”, NY Times Arts Beat, 13 October 2014.

Okeke-Agulu, Chika, “Dak’Art 2014”, Artforum Magazine, October 2014.

“United States Artists Fellowship Grantees Announced,” Artforum, October 13, 2014.

“African Artists Chris Ofili & Wangechi Mutu Create Harper’s Bazaar Art’s November ’14 Issue Covers”, Spice TV, 7 October 2014.

Nduta, Beth,”Kenya’s Queen of Collage exhibits in London”, The Star,, 2 October 2014.

Ossei-Mensah, Larry, “Top of the Class”, Uptown Magazine, 2014.

Vitali, Marc, “ ‘Fantastic’ Voyage: Globe-Trotting Artist Creates Otherworldly Creatures”, Chicago Tonight, 30 September 2014.

“Cape Town art. Njideka Akunyili, Meleko Mokgosi, Wangechi Mutu and Paul Mpagi Sepuya at Stevenson”, Yareah Magazine, 28 September 2014.

Cole, Teju “Under the skin”, The Guardian, 25 September 2014.

Grillo, Gina, “Artist turns African female stereotypes into symbols of power”, Evanston Review, 23 September 2014.

Macmillan, Kyle,”Visual Art”,Chicago Sun Times, 21 September 2014.

Lykke, Thomas, “Instagram”, Note Magazine, pp.101, Fall 2014.

Wallace, Arminta, “In a dance class, you are often made to feel you must apologise for your body,” Irish Times, 12 August 2014.

“Instagrams of the Art World: Wangechi Mutu and FLOTUS, Lena Dunham’s Toilet, and More”, Blouin Art Info, 8 August 2014.

Lebel, Estelle, “Femmes Extrêmes, Recherches Féministes,” Vol. 27 No. 1.

Spettel, Elizabeth, “Les artistes femmes: des esthétiques de la limite dèpassèe?”,Feminist Research, July 2014.

Vitiello, Chris “Ackland’s More Love, Nasher’s Mutu receive national honors”,, 25 June 2014.

Gaskins, Nettrice “Black Futurism: The Creative Destruction and Reconstruction of Race in Contemporary Art”, 24 June 2014.

Tschida, Anne “Mutu show at Museum of Contemporary Art in North Miami is a fantastic journey’ “, Miami Herald, 23 May 2014.

Barsamian, Edward “Vogue, Diane Von Furstenberg, Liya Kebede, John Mergrue, Wangechi Mutu, and Claire

Danes host a Born Free Africa Carnival”, Vogue Magazine, 12 May 2014.

“Bhoomki Believer: Wangechi Mutu”, Bhoomki Online, 6 May 2014.

Suarez De Jesus, Carlos” Art Mirror’s Life in Wangechi Mutu’s MoCA Show”, Miami New Times, 1 May 2014.

Castro, Jan “Wangechi Mutu’s Fantastic Journey”, Black Renaissance Noire, pp 76, Volume 14 Issue 1, Spring/Summer 2014.

Willis, Deborah “Wangechi Mutu by Deborah Willis: Exploration of the female body and identity”, Afrikadaa Magazine, May 2014.

Papenburg, Bettina “Grotesque Sensations: Carnivalising the Sensorium in the Art of Wangechi Mutu”, Acadamia Online,  May 2014.

Landers, Elizabeth “Designers Unite to end HIV transmission”, CNN, 23 April 2014.

Kim, Eun Kyung “Top fashion moms design collection to fight infant AIDS”, Today Online, 23 April 2014.

Van Meter, Jonathan “The Fashion Industry Teams Up with Born Free in the Fight Against AIDS”, Vogue, 23 April 2014.

Cascone, Sarah “Wangechi Mutu-Designed Clothing Line for Victoria Beckham Helps Fight African AIDS Crisis”, Artnet, 23 April 2014.

Moore, Booth, “Fashion Industry launches Born Free collection and HIV initiative”, LA Times, 23 April 2014.

Karimzadeh, Marc “Fashion’s New Focus: A Generation Born HIV-Free”, Women’s Wear Daily, 23 April 2014.

Conmiff, Kelly “The Surreal Thing”, Time Magazine, 14 April 2014.

Toure, Katia, “The Afrofuturism: Retro-Hip Trend or Engaged Art?”, Les in Rocks, 23 March 2014.

“The Fantastic, Feminine, And Futuristic Work of Wangechi Mutu”, Art Observer, 20 March 2014.

“The Image of the Black in Western Art: Volume V, Part II.” Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2014.

Baum, Kelly “Acquiring Modern Art”, Princeton Alumni Weekly, 19 March 2014.

Sumba, O. “Wangechi Mutu Comes to Frankfurt”,, 19 March 2014.

Bourdin. Lara “The End of Eating Everything”, ZAM Magazine, 17 March 2014.

“On the Road: The Bride Who Married a Camel’s Head”, Art Mag by Deutsche Bank, March 2014.

Willis, Deborah “Wangechi Mutu”, Bomb Magazine,, 28 February  2014.

Ehsan,Pari “Whimsical & A ball”, Paridust, 28 February 2014.

Cooper, Ashton, Boatright, Kristen, “Video: Mickalene Thomas on Wangechi Mutu and ‘Her Fantastic Journey,’”Artinfo, 27 February 2014.

Naves, Mario “Wangechi Mutu: A Fantastic Journey at The Brooklyn Museum”, MNaves, 31 January 2014.

Stone, Paul “Wangechi Mutu; I See The World As Being Somewhat Female.”, My First Shoot, 12 January 2014.

Caruth, Nicole J. “Wangechi Mutu on failure”, Art 21 Magazine, Art21, 10 January 2014.

Hower, Wendy “A Wangechi Tree Grows in Brooklyn”, Duke’s Nasher Museum, January 2014.

Thornton, Sarah “33 Artists in 3 Acts” Norton Books, pp. 58-63, November 2014.


“Guest Curator Wangechi Mutu Selects Her Favorite Works on Saatchi Online” 16 December 2014.

Bailey, Ludlow E. “Review: Art Basel goes ‘Afropolitan’”, The Grio, December 8

Brooks, Katherine. “Wangechi Mutu: Preview ‘A Fantastic Journey’ Before It Hits Brooklyn Museum This Fall,” Huffington Post, June 29, 2013.

Cooper, Ashton. “Wangechi Mutu’s First New York Survey Opens at the Brooklyn Museum,” Artinfo, October 10, 2013.

Weaver, A.M. “ The End of Eating Everything”, Art South Africa December Issue

“The Reckoning : Women Artist of the New Millennium”, Prestel Publishing, pp.54-59

“The Age of Collage: Contemporary Collage in Modern Art,” Gestalten Publishing pp. 15-17

Barsh, Joanna, “Wangechi Lives into Her Strengths”, Centered Leadership, pp.55-59 Centered Leadership

“Wangechi Mutu in Conversation with Trevor Schoonmaker”, Africa is a Country, November 27

Budick, Ariella “Wangechi Mutu: A Fantastic Journey, Brooklyn Museum, New York – review,” Financial Times , November 26

Wagwau, Adam “The Works of Wangechi Mutu (Artist who Appeared in Jay Z’s Video) Coming To Kenya,”, November 26

Odidi, Bill “Wangechi Grabs World Attention with Rare Art,” Daily Nation Kenya, November 17

Ong, Geo “ Wangechi Mutu: Peering into the Afrofuture,” Urchin Movement, November 15

Byrne, Brendan C. “Cyborg Humanism: Wangechi Mutu at Brooklyn Museum”, Rhizome, November 15

Kaitano, Chiwoniso “The Afrofuturism of Wangechi Mutu,” The Guardian, November 13

Rosenburg, Karen “The Future is African,” The New York Times, November 8

Dean, Michelle “24 Powerful Works By Women Artist You Should Know,” Flavor Wire,  November 6

Brooks, Katherine “10 Women Artists of the New Millenia You Should Know,” Huffington Post, Nov 4

Mutu, Wangechi “The Women”, Art In America, October 31

Grovier, Kelly. “100 Works of Art That Will Define a Generation,” London: Thames & Hudson, 2013

Lévy, Bernard-Henri. Les aventures de la vérité. Paris: Grasset, 2013.

Plagens, Peter “Passion and Talent in Large Doses, Exhibitions of Wangechi Mutu, Thomas Eggerer and Karl Wirsum,” The Wall Street Journal, October 25

Moon, Grace “Wangechi Mutu’s Fantastical Journey, Dripped, Dipped and Left to Bled”, Velvet Park Media, October 16

“6 Artists to watch this October: Wangechi Mutu,” MUSE Magazine, October 14

Hansen-Bundy, Benjy“, A Fantastic Journey Into the Mind of Collage Artist Wangechi Mutu,” Mother Jones Online, October 12

Karefa-Johnson Gabriella, “Wangechi Mutu’s “’Fantastic Journey’ Opens at the Brooklyn Museum,” Vogue, October 11

Kendzulak, Susan. “Wangechi Mutu’s ‘Surreal Cosmos’: Kenyan Contemporary Art- Picture Feast,” Art Radar Asia, August 16, 2013.

Cotter, Holland, “A Window, Not a Mirror,” The New York Times, October 11

“Wangechi Mutu: A Fantastic Journey”, EFlux, October 10

Pearson, Erica “ Celebrated around the world, Kenyan-born Brooklyn resident Wangechi Mutu gets Brooklyn Museum Retrospective”, NY Daily News, October 6

Heartney, Ealeanor “The Reckoning: Women Artists of the New Millenium”, Random House Books, September 16

Obuobi, Sharon “Six Female Artists You Should Know,” This is Africa, August 29

Wolff, Rachel “She’ll Probably Cut Up This Magazine Too,” New York Magazine, August 25

“Art I Love: Wangechi Mutu,” The MCB Project, August 7, 2013.

Wolff, Rachel. “50 Under 50: The Next Most Collectible Artists,” Art + Auction, June 2013.

Kirsh, Andrea “Beautiful, thoughtful catalogs – Ken Price, Arnold Mesches, and Wangechi Mutu,” The Art Blog, August 15

Meier, Allison “The Grotesque Beauty of Wangechi Mutu”, Hyperallergic, August 5

Sullivan, Kinsey Lane “The 3 Most Rule-Bending Works of Art This Year,”Policy Mic, July 30

Waddell, Stacy Lynn “Stacy Lynn Waddell on Wangechi Mutu,” For Nasher Museum of Art, Streamed on You Tube, 6 June 2013.

Papenburg, Bettina “Grotesque Sensations: Carnivalising the Sensorum in the Art of Wangechi Mutu,” Carnal Aesthetics Book 2013

Bierach, Barbara “Schock und Schonheit,” German Business Daily Kunstmarkt, Handelsblatt. July 5

“8 artists Negotiate their relationships with two or more cultures at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts,” Artdaily, July 1

Forrest,Nicholas, “The Magic of Wangechi Mutu at Sydney’s Museum of Contemporary Art,” Artinfo Australia, July

“Wangechi Mutu: Preview of ‘A Fantastic Journey’ Before it Hits Brooklyn Museum This Fall,” Huffington Post, June 29

“Wangechi Mutu: ‘A Fantastic Journey’”, Timeout New York, June 25

Lindenfeld Hall, Sarah, “Destination: Nasher Museum of Art at Duke This Summer,” WRAL Online, June 20

“Wangechi Mutu MCA Exhibition 23 May-14 August 2013,” Cinema Kenya, June 5

Mwangi, Wambui “Silence is a Woman,” The New Inquiry, June 4

“The Next Most Collectible Artists,” Art and Auction, June 2013

Faulkner, Noelle, “ Art & Soul,” Harpers Baazar, June/July

Gregory, Anne, “Thus Spoke Wangechi”, Exhibition Review, June

“Force la Luna ci Salvera,” Gino Eventi Italy, May 31

Preston,Sammy , “Wangechi Mutu’s Mysterious World,” Broadsheet, May, 30

“Major exhibition of works by Kenyan-born artist Wangechi Mutu opens in Sydney,” Art Daily, May 28, 2013.

“Wangechi Mutu,” Alternative Media Group Of Australia, May 24

Fortescue, Elizabeth, “Kenyan Artist Wangechi Mutu Finally Makes It To Her First Show,” Perth Now, May 23

“Major exhibition of works by Kenyan artist Wangechi Mutu opens in Sydney,” Art Daily, May 22

Power, Julie, “Exhibition’s First Audience: Biosecurity Threat Sleuths,” The Sidney Morning Herald, May 20

Taylor, Andrew, “Body of Work,” The Syndey Morning Herald, May 18-19

Speer, Rebecca, “Wangechi Mutu”, Timeout Australia, May 15

Gillean, “Wangechi Mutu at the Museum of Contemporary Arts Austrailia,” Afrokletic, May 14

Caldwell, Jay “Work Of the Week: Yo Mama by Wangechi Mutu”, Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University.

Okorokwo,Lily,”Wangechi Mutu at The Museum of Contemporary Art Australia,” Glowing Colors, May 11

Spagnesi, Licia, “Forme e corpi di un mondo a pezzi,” Redattrice pp. 104-109, May 1

“Museum of Contemporary Art Australia: Wangechi Mutu,” e-flux, May

Garnett, Adrienne, “Mutu exhibit at Nasher ‘otherworldy’ ”, The Durham News, April 30

Vilensky, Mike. “Brooklyn Art Is Now Served,” The Wall Street Journal, April 27-28, A19.

Green, Tyler. “The Modern Art Notes Podcast: Wangechi Mutu,” Artinfo, April 18

Hicks, Cinqué, “Review: Wangechi Mutu’s Politics of Pleasure: A Fantastic Journey at the Nasher Museum of Art at   Duke University,” BURNAWAY, April 11

Greenberg, Blue. “Mutu’s woman both gorgeous and monstrous,” The Herald Sun, April 5

de Zardain, Paul “L’art De La Terre”, The Washingtonian, April Issue

Grannum, Sean J. “Santigold collaborates w/ Wangechi Mutu for experimental animation ‘The End of Eating   Everything,’” Soul Culture, March 27, 2013

Menconi, David. “Wangechi Mutu takes Nasher on ‘A Fantastic Journey,’”, March 23

Anderson-Baranger, Hannah, “Artist Mutu Premieres Show at Nasher,” Duke Chronicle, March 21

Vitiello, Chris, “Horror, Beauty and Transcendence,” Indy Week, March 20

Bellamy, Cliff, “Nasher to open touring exhibit of muti-media artist Wangechi Mutu,” The Herald Sun, March 18

Akintoye, Dotun. “Art: Wangechi Mutu @ new Leonard Pearlstein Gallery,” The City Paper, March 7

Kumar, Sudhir, “The Dirty Picture,” New Indian Express: March 7

Seufert, Jaclyn. “Wangechi Mutu’s Afro-feminist works inaugurate Leonard Pearlstein Gallery’s great new space at   Drexel,” The Art Blog, March 4

Buck, Louisa, “Mutable Montage,” The Art Newspaper: Number 244, p. 62-63, March

Boucher, Brian. “Mutu’s Enchanted Forest,” Art In America, p.27, March

Santigold x Mangechi Mutu – ‘The End of Eating Everything,’” Okayplayer, March

Armstrong, Jenice. “Drexel Art Installation Celebrates Female Spirit,” Philly Online, February 22

Getlein, Mark, “Living With Art, Tenth Edition,” McGraw Hill, pp. 55-56

Gandy, Mira, “A conversation with Kenyan artist Wangechi Mutu on art, power and returning home”, Beacon, February 21

Schad, Ed, “Wangechi Mutu at Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects,” Art Review, p. 121, January/February

Arceneaux, Edgar, “Wangechi Mutu and Her Post Human Kenyan Mutants,” KCET Artbound, January 9

“Bodies Bright and Greater: Mixed Media Collages by Wangechi Mutu,” Harper’s Magazine, January

Lax, Thomas J, “Preview: Wangechi Mutu: A Fantastic Journey at the Nasher Museum of Art,” Artforum, January


Mohseni, Yasmine, “5 L.A. Gallery Shows You Should Go See Right Now,” Artinfo, December 20

“From struggling student to international art guru,” The Daily Nation Kenya, December 8

Pagel, David, “Past, present collide in Wangechi Mutu’s ‘Nitarudi Ninarudi’,” The Los Angeles Times, 29 November

Richardson, Jared, “Attack of the Boogeywoman: Visualizing Black Women’s Grotesquerie in Afrofuturism,” Art Papers, November/December

Yablonsky, Linda, “Women In Art 2012: Wangechi Mutu,” Elle Magazine, December

Bynoe, Holly, “Museum of Fine Arts Houston and Glassell School of Art presents ‘There is no archive in which nothing gets lost’”, ARC Magazine, September 1

Streitfield, Lisa Paul “(R)evolution in Baden-Baden: Wangechi Mutu Transforms Museum Row,” Huffington Post, August 15

“The Subjective Object”, GRASSI Museum für Völkerkunde zu Leipzig, K. Verlag Press, August

“This Undreamt Descent: Wangechi Mutu in the Kunsthalle Baden-Baden,” Deutsche Bank, July 13

Bidouzo-Coudray, Joyce, “Wangechi Mutu – The Catatonic Bliss of Violent Incidences,” Another Africa, June 12

Nakamori, Yasufumi, Utopia/Dystopia: Construction and Destruction in Photography and Collage. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2012.

Intense Proximité: Une Anthologie du Proche et du Lointain La Triennale 2012. Paris: Edition Artlys, 2012.

Rankin, Kelly. “28 Days: Reimagining Black History Month,” The University of Toronto News, February 6

Pohl, John. “The Beauty of Body Language,” Montreal Gazette, February 3

Salehi, Ashkan. “28 Days: Reimagining Black History Month,” The Strand, February 2

Schechter, Fran, “For 28 Days Only: Top Artists Fuel Black History Show,” Now Toronto, February 1

Arbus, Miriam, “Artists Rethink Black History Month in 28 Days,” The Newspaper: University of Toronto’s Independent Weekly, January 26

Goldberg, RoseLee, “Shirin Neshat and Wangechi Mutu,” Flash Art 282, January


Elliot, Bobby, “The Bearden Project: A Family Affair”, The Huffington Post, December 7

Saro-Wiwa, Zina, “Interview with Wangechi Mutu,” Kilimanjaro Magazine, Issue No.11, p. 16-17, Autumn/Winter

“The Evolution of Change: African American Art,” The Huffington Post, September 29

Hampton, Dream, “It Was All a Dream,” Life + Times, September 19

Kunitz, Daniel, “Wangechi Mutu”, Modern Painters, September

“Artist Wangechi Mutu: ‘My lab is the female body,’” CNN Online, July 19, 2011

My Lab is the Female Body,” African Voices, Interview with CNN, July 19

Mumo, Angela. “Wangechi Mutu: Portrait of an Artist,” Weekend Star, May 21–22

Cotter, Holland, “Under Threat: The Shock of the Old,” New York Times, April 17

Spence, Rachel, “The Power of Instinct,” The Financial Times, April 15

Herndon, Lara Kristin, “”Wangechi Mutu,” ArtPapers, March/April

Hirsch, Faye, “Sharon Stone In Abuja,” Art in America, March

Jones, Kellie, EyeMinded: Living and Writing Contemporary Art, Duke University Press

Enwezor, Okwui, “Cut & Paste: Interview with Wangechi Mutu,” Arise Magazine, Issue 11

Wainaina, Binyavanga, “One Day I Will Write About This Place”, Minneapolis, MN: Gray Wolf Press, Cover image.

Tate, Greg and LaTasha Diggs, Coon Bidness: The Critical Ass Issue, pp. 22-23, 82


Patel, Alpesh Kantilal, “Wangechi Mutu, Gladstone Gallery”, ArtForum Critic’s Pick, November 17

Stern, Melissa, “Hunt, Bury, Flee: Drawings By Wangechi Mutu,” CityArts, Nov. 20

Wehr, Anne, “Wangechi Mutu, “Hunt Bury Flee,” Time Out New York, p. 65, November 18-24

Rosenberg, Karen, “Art in Review: Wangechi Mutu,”, The New York Times, p. C30. November 12

Yablonsky, Linda, “Artifacts | Moths and Mercenaries,” T Magazine, November 4

Rohr-Bongard, “Schreckensschoene Schnippelei”, Manager Magazin, August

“This You Call Civilization? Art Gallery of Ontario,” The Art Street Journal, vol.2 – issue 1, p.8, August

Smith, Roberta, “Art? Life? Must We Choose?” New York Times, July 2

Hove, Jan Van, “Droombeelden Uit Afrika,” De Standard, p. 32, July

Hall, Emily, ed. Modern Women: Women Artists at the Museum of Modern Art. New York: MoMa, 2010.

Nutt, Harry, “Mischwesen”, Frankfurter Rundschau, June 1

Clarke, Bill, “Wangechi Mutu: Art Gallery of Ontario,” Modern Painters, p.74, Summer

Woeller, Marcus, “Sex und Gewalt (Vorsicht, Falle!)”, TAZ, May 12

“Arts and Culture: Wangechi Mutu,” BBC World News Service, May 7

Cash, Stephanie, “Wangechi Mutu: Terrible Beauty,” Art in America, May

Bodin, Claudia, “Monströse Bräute und Zwitter”, Art: Das Kunstmagazin, May

“Face to Face,” Vogue Italia Issue 717, p. 24, May

Lapp, Axel. “Wangechi Mutu,” Art Review, Issue 41, May

Kuhn, Nicola, “Gefährlich schöne Göttinnen”, Der Tagesspiegel, April 29

Nys Dambrot, Shana, “Daily Dose Pick,” Flavorwire, April 28

Karcher, Eva, “Wangechi Mutu”,, April 28

Dembo, Wendy, “My Dirty Little Heaven”, Cool Hunting, April 28

“Prospect.1 New Orleans Shows Public Art as a Form of Civic Engagement,” Art Daily, April 12

Reed, Aimee, “Interview with Wangechi Mutu,” Daily Serving, April 12

Rylance, David, “Bold New Bodies for a Brave New World: David Altmejd’s The Index and Wangechi Mutu’s This you call civilization?,” Transductions, April 4

Wiensowski, Ingeborg, “Grausamer Glamour: Schoen und erschreckend wirken die Collagen von

Wangechi Mutu. Erstmals sind sie in Berlin zu sehen”, Kultur Spiegel, April

Evans, Matthew, “We Categorize What We’re Afraid Of”, Deutsche Guggenheim Magazine, Issue 11, Spring

Sandals, Leah, “Questions and Artists: Wangechi Mutu’s Beauty Riff Collages”, National Post, February 25

“The Short List,” Portland Tribune, February 25

Goldstein, Andrew, “Wangechi Mutu Wins Deutsche Bank ‘Artist of the Year’ Award”, Art Info, February 23

Row, D.K., “Beauty Amid the Upheaval,” The Oregonian, February 22

Crow, Kelly, “Wangechi Mutu is Deutsche Bank’s Artist of the Year 2010”, Wall Street Journal, February 22

Milroy, Sarah, “Amid the Games, Artists Dissect the Body,” The Globe and Mail, February 19

Laurence, Robin, “Shows Dissect the Body and Human Fears,” The Georgia Straight, February 11-18

Griffin, Kevin, “Visceral Bodies Shows Off Our Fleshy Architecture,” The Vancouver Sun, February 15

“Family Skeletons on Display,” The Globe and Mail, February 8

Ampofo, Akosua Adomako, and Signe Arnfred, African Feminist Politics of Knowledge, Sweden: The Nordic Africa Institute, Cover image

“Artpace Alumi Update,” Artpace 10.1, San Antonio, TX

Barson, Tanya, and Peter Gorschlüter, Afro Modern: Journeys Through the Black Atlantic, London: Tate Publishing, Cover image

Evans, Matthew, “Wangechi Mutu: Between Beauty and Horror,” ArtMag Issue 57

“Taguchi Art Collection,” New Global Art. Japan: Kentaro Oshita

Han, Heng-Gil, Network and Fluid, pp. 85, 117

Patton, Sharon, “Close Up: Enwezor,” The International Review of African American Art,

“Present”, Frankfurt, Germany: Deusche Bank Artworks

“Spotlight: Artist of the Year 2010: Wangechi Mutu,” ArtNews



Smith, Roberta, “Dress Codes: Beyond a Simple Fashion Statement”, New York Times, October

Cotter, Holland, “The Week Ahead: April 26 – May 2 (Art)”, New York Times, p.4, April 24

Sweeney, Eve, “A Fertile Mind”, Vogue, pp. 190, 248, Photographed by Annie Leibovitz, April

Bernoni, Giorgia, “Un Corpo Mutante e Ambiguo”, Inside Art (Italy), March

Wolff, Zoe. “Motherlode,” Tar Mag, Issue No. 2, p. 257-269, Spring

Mirov, Ben, “ART: Pretty Ugly: Wangechi Mutu, A Shady Promise”, Brooklyn Rail, February

Wei, Lilly, “New Orleans Report: Deliverance: The Biennial”, Art In America, February

Scala W, Mark. Paint Made Flesh. Vanderbilt University Press, 2009, p. 64,109.

Halpern, Ashlea, “Out of Africa”, TimeOut New York, Issue 694, p.41, January 15-21

Perrée, Rob, “Femme Vileine”, Africa Magazine Zam, January 13

Ligon, Glenn, “Civic Engagement: To Miss New Orleans”, Art Forum, January

Stern, Steven, “Looking Back: Prospect.1 New Orleans”, Frieze, Issue 120, January

Thompson, Barbara “Decolonizing Black Bodies: Personal Journeys in the Contemporary Voice,” and “Part III: Meaning and Identity-Exchanges: Wangechi Mutu,” 2008 p. 279, 327. Black Womanhood Images, Icons, And Ideologies of the African Body pp.278


“USA Today Exhibit: New American Art from the Saatchi Gallery,” AMEPИKA CEГOДНЯ, St Petersburg, p. 115-125 October 2007-January 2008,.

Mueller, Kurt, “Houston: Damaged Romanticism at the Blaffer Gallery”, Art Lies, No. 60, Winter

Austin, Tom, “Dollar Signs, Moral Symbols: A MAM Exhibition Incites Plenty of Value Judgments”, The Miami

Herald, December 7

Kimani, Martin, “The Historical Future of a Contemporary Artist”, Juxtapoz Art and Culture Magazine, November

Gawlik, Goschka, “Horror Beauties mit Zerschnittenen Seelen”, Art Magazine, November 19

Drohojowska-Philp, Hunter, ARTnews, Los Angeles: Wangechi Mutu, pg 176, Vol 107/Number 10, November

“Studio”, Studio Magazine, Museum of Harlem, Upcoming Exhibitions, pg 13, Fall/Winter

Wilson, Risē, “All Hail the Queen”, Black Renaissance Noire, pg 88, Volume 8, Issue 1, Winter/Spring 2008

“Excerpt: Selections from the Jeanne Greenberg Rohayn Collection.” The Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Vassar College, 2008.

Finch, Charlie, “Lighter than Eros”, Artnet, November 12

Ellwood, Mark, “Our Man In: New Orleans”, GQ Magazine, November 7

Robinson, Walter, “Bleeding-Heart Biennale”, Art Net Magazine, November 7

Britt, Douglas, “Blaffer Exhibit Finds Beauty in the Bleak”, The Houston Chronicle, November 5

Dewan, Shaila, “New Orleans Rising, by Hammer and Art”, New York Times, October 29

Bookhardt, D. Eric. “The Big Easel,” Gambit Weekly, p. 19-24 , October 28

Browne, Alix, “Cuff Love”, New York Times, October 3

Berwick, Carly. “Encouraging Wards,” ARTnews, Vol. 107/No. 9, October

Larner, Melissa. “Damaged Romanticism: A Mirror of Modern Emotion,” p.100-103 October

Pirovano, Stefano. “Arte: Incollare I Frammenti Del Mondo,” Velvet, No. 23, p. 268-271 October

Brownlee, Andrea Barwell and Valerie Oliver Cassel. CINEMA REMIXED & RELOADED: Black Women and the moving image since 1970. Houston: Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Spelman College, 2008.

Ragusa, Stefania. “WANGECHI MUTU: La donna nera in metamorfosi,” Il Manifesto, Alias, Anno 11 – N. 34, 521, p. 22-23, August

Casadio, Maruccia. “Colorful,” Vogue Italia, No. 65, edizione Conde Nast, July

Lieberman, Paul. “Artist Transforms Trailer into a Mobile Art Studio,” Los Angeles Times, June 13

Watson, Simon, “Wangechi Mutu: Mass in the Time of War”, Whitewall, Spring

Fong, Phyllis. “Wangechi Mutu: A Shady Promise,” Modern Painters, p. 99, May

Fractured Figure. Athens: The Deste Foundation Centre For Contemporary Art, Distributed Art Publishers, p.197, May

Pagel, Daniel, “Boldly Linking all the Pieces: Wangechi Mutu at Vielmetter”, Los Angeles Times, April 11

Miles, Christopher, “Art Around Town”, Los Angeles Weekly, April 10

Dembo, Wendy, “Wangechi Mutu”, Cool Hunting, April 7

Garcia, Kathryn, “Culver City, Opening Night”, For Your Art, April 2

“Wangechi Mutu: Little Touched”, Beautiful, April 1

“Continuing and Recommended”, ArtScene, April

Heartney, Eleanor, “Make It New”, Art in America, p. 82, April

Stanley, Caroline. “The Beauty Myth,” Gen Art Pulse, Los Angeles section, April

Pagel, David. “Wangechi Mutu: Boldly connecting the dots,” Los Angeles Times, Entertainment Section, April

Catherine Wagley, “Destroying Prettiness: Wangechi Mutu and Kara Walker”, Daily Serving, March 31

Goldman, Edward, “ArtTalk: Art, Sex, and Videotape”, KCRW, March 18

Shaw, Alex, “More Flavor: Lecture, Wangechi Mutu”, Flavorpill, March 13

“G:Class (Global Classroom),” New Museum PAPER, Vol. 04, Spring/Summer

Turner, Elisa, “Wilfredo Lam Meets Miami”, Art Circuits: Miami Visual Art Guide, Spring

Enright, Robert, “Resonant Surgeries: The Collaged World of Wangechi Mutu”, Border Crossings Magazine,

Issue No. 105, February

Yablonsky, Linda, “Poll Positions”,, February 6

“Feature: Paper Cuts”, Artkrush, Issue 77, February 6

Fox, Catherine. “Artists on the move in film and video,” The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Arts & Books section, February

Martin, Courtney J., “Pick: Wangechu Mutu at Victoia Miro Gallery, London”, Artforum, January 18

Martin, Courtney J., “Wangechi Mutu: Yo.n.l”, Artkrush, Issue 75, January 9

Chapman, Peter. “Pick of the week: Wangechi Mutu,” The Independent, January

Bishop, E. Philip. “OMA’s Abstracts in Art’ references the past,” The Orlando, January

Cox, Lorraine Morales, “Transformed Bodies, Colonial Wounds & Ethnographic Tropes: Wangechi Mutu’ in 2008

“Violence”, N. Paradoxa International Feminist Art Journal, Ed. Katy Deepwell, Volume 21


Volzke, Daniel, “Ab dem 22. November: Wangechi Mutu zeigt opulente Collagen in London”, Monopol, December

Steinberg, Claudia, “Aufbruchstimmung an der Lower East Side”, Kunstzitung, December

Macmillan, Kyle, “Exhibit shows a world of fine artists”, Denver Post, November 1

MoMA Highlights Since 1980. New York: The Museum of Modern Art, 2007.

Eshun, Ekow, “The Art of Darkness”, Vogue, November

Row, DK, “In praise of bolder women”, The Oregonian, October 29

“Every Revolution is a Roll of the Dice”, The Big Bend Sentinel, September 20

Mullins, Charlotte, Painting People, Figure Painting Today, pg 110

Voelz Chandler, Mary, “Inside the Box: New Museum building squares up space for art, education community”,

Rocky Mountain News, August 23

Dimling Cochran, Rebecca, “Pick: Wangechi Mutu at ACA Gallery, Atlanta”, Artforum, June 7

Heartney, Eleanor, “Worldwide Women”, Art in America, June/July

Aldarondo, Cecilia, “Ghada Amer + Wangechi Mutu”, Art Papers, May/June

Kruger, Barbara, “Wangechi Mutu”, Interview Magazine, April

Nolan, Joe, “Wangechi Mutu: Sleeping Heads Lie”, Number Independent Arts Journal, No 58, Spring

Koenig, Wendy, “Wangechi Mutu: Memphis”, Art Papers, March/April

Abbie, Mary, “Feminism Revisited: Art by two African-born women revitalizes feminist issues in a handsome

Franklin Art Show”, Star Tribune, March

Brooks, Amra, “Fair Report: Art LA”, artinfo, February 10

Cotter, Holland, “Feminist Art Finally Takes Center Stage”, The New York Times, January 29

Ellis, Patricia, “Catching up with Charles (Saatchi)”, FlashArt, January/February

Oguibe, Olu, “Looking Back: the most significant shows of 2006”, frieze, January, issue 104

Wiedemann, Hillary and Robert Stephen Frankel. Awards in Painting, Sculpture, Printmaking, Photography, Video, and Craft Media. The Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation 2007, p. 38, 39.

Spaulding, David, “New York, Interrupted”, Artforum, January


Mullins, Charlotte, “Painting People: the state of the art”, Thames and Hudson, London

Brandstetter, Anna-Maria. Violence/Trauma/Memory. Hanover: Volkswagen Foundation, 2006.

Cameron, Dan, “New York, Interrupted”, PKM Gallery, Beijing, China

Jongbloed, Marjorie, “Entangled: Approaching Contemporary African Artists”, Marjorie Jongbloed and

VolkswagenStiftung, Hannover

“Wangechi Mutu- The Art Universe”, Vanity Fair, December, pg352

Koeppel, Fredric, “Gorgeous surfaces in a nightmare of sensuality, corruption, violence”, The Memphis

Commercial Appeal, November 10

Maart, Brenton, “Distant Relatives: Artists of the African Diaspora”, Mail and Gardian, Western Cape South

Africa, Vol. 22 #43, pg 2, Nov 3-9

“New Prints Review”, Art on Paper, November/December

Carver, Jon, “Still Points of the Turning World”, Art Papers, November/December, pg 69

Martin, Courtney, “Site San Fe 6th International Biennial: ‘Still Points of the Turning World”, Contemporary,

Issue 86, pg 64

Blumenstein, Ellen, “L.A. Confidential”, Monopol, November/December

Korotkin, Lindsay, “Reviews”, Tema Celeste, November/December, pg 78

Berkovitch, Ellen, “SITE Santa Fe’s 6th International Biennial”, artUS, November

Colpitt, Frances, “A Slow-Motion Biennial”, Art in America, October, pp 69-75

Murray, DC, “Wangechi Mutu at SFMOMA”, Art in America, October, pg 205

Wright, Karen, “Saatchi Exhibits Totemic Art, Surrealist Penis”,, October 6

Muchnic, Suzanne, “The Art Explosion”, Los Angeles Times, October 1

Rimanelli, David, “Scene & Herd: A Night at the Opera”,, September 26

Blum, Kelly, and Annette DiMeo Carlozzi, ed. “Art is Passion”, Blanton Museum of Art: America Art Since 1900,

“The Articulate”, The University of Texas at Austin, 2006.

Auricchio, Laura, “Wangechi Mutu”, Art Papers, September/October

Murinik, Tracy, “Afro-Alien Exquisite Corpses”, Art South Africa, Spring, pp 26-29

Klopper, Sandra, “Distant Relatives/Relative Distance”, Art South Africa, Spring, pp 64-65

Black, Ezrha Jean, “Labyrinths of SITE: Ottmann scales down numbers and theme, but stays big on art”,

artillery, vol 1 no 1, September

Vogel, Carol, “Where Bel Canto Meets Paintbrush”, New York Times, August 15

Morris, Tom, “Still Points of the Turning World”, ArtReview, July, issue 1, p 37

Roberts, Angela, “Infinite Painting: Contemporary Painting and Global Realism”, ArtReview, July, issue 1, p 139

Walker, Hollis, “Colonial apparitions”, Pasatiempo, July 7-13

Fischer, Zane, “Art Without Excuses”, Santa Fe Reporter, July 5-11

“Wangechi Mutu”, The New Yorker, June 26

“Wangechi Mutu”, The New Yorker, June 12

Smith, Roberta, “Wangechi Mutu: An Alien Eye and Other Killah Anthems”, New York Times, June 9

Kazanjian, Dodie, “Fierce Creatures”, Vogue, June

Perryer, Sophie, “Distant Relatives/Relative Distance” (catalogue no.21), June

Berwick, Carly, “Jungle-Punk Princesses Populate Wangechi Mutu’s Solo NYC Debut”,, May 31

Wilson, Michael, “House Red”, Diary, May 25

Pollack, Barbara, “Wangechi Mutu: An Alien Eye and Other Killah Anthems,” Time Out New York,

Issue 556, May 25-31

Miller, Paul, “A Gathering of the Tribes #11”, Time Out New York, Issue 556, pg 70, May 25-31

Taylor, Catharine P, “Charles Saatchi messes with ‘USA Today’”,, May 12

Alberge, Dalva, “Hang it all—they want to sneak Saatchi’s junk into our academy”, The Times (UK), May 11

Lewis, Caroline, “Saatchi’s USA Today at the Royal Academy of Arts London”,, May 10

Reynolds, Nigel, “Saatchi is ready for another sensation at the RA”, The Daily Telegraph, April 5

Goodyear, Sarah, “Wangechi Mutu: An Artist Comes into Her Own”, Bklyn, Spring, page 20

“Wangechi Mutu at SFMoma”,, March

Mullins, Charlotte, “Painting People”, Thames & Hudson

Helfand, Glen, “Voluptuous Horror – Wangechi Mutu harnesses the power of violence and beauty”,

San Francisco Bay,vol. 10 no. 14, January 4-10

Helfand, Glen, “Wangechi Mutu”,, January 3

Cotter, Holland, “Feminist Art Finally Takes Center Stage”, New York Times, January

1111 Journal of Literature and Art, Volume III

Thomas, Liz, “Wangechi Mutu”, The F-Word Zine, Number 2, page 2

“For Committed Civic Engagement”, The Cooper Union, pg 16

Oliveira, Filipa, “Wangechi Mutu”, Arte Contemporanea, pg 66

Schmidt, Jason, Artists: photographs by Jason Schmidt, pg 90

Cotter, Holland. “ART; Feminist Art Finally Takes Center Stage”, The New York Times, Section E, pg1, January


Paul, Jonathan S., “Places, Everyone”, The New York Times Style Magazine, Winter

Oliveira, Filipa, “Wangechi Mutu,” W-Art Contemporary Art Magazine, Issue no. 8, pages 66-69

“Future Greats 2005”, ArtReview, Volume IX, December, page 99

Fricke, Kirsten, “Sex Sells,” Beautiful Decay, December

Smith, Roberta, “Where Issues of Black Identity Meet the Concerns of Every Artist”, The New

York Times, November 18

“Egon Schiele: The Ronald S. Lauder and Serge Sabarsky Collections”, Neue Galerie Museum

for German and Austrian Art, New York, (catalog illustration, page 388)

Adjaye, David, “Top Ten”, Artforum, November

Trellis, Emma, “Mutable Mutu”, South Florida Sun-Sentinel, October

Weinberg, Michelle, “Out of Africa: Female Forms that Tell a Tale of Torture”, Miami New Times, Sept. 15

Turner, Elisa, “Going Solo: Wangechi Mutu Finds Inspiration In Her Native Africa”, The Miami Herald, Sept.11

Hatcher, David, “Poco a Go-Go”, X-tra, Volume 8, Number 1, Fall Issue

“Arty Hour”, The Herald, August 12

Luis, Carlos M., “Wangechi Mutu y su ‘Amazing Grace’”, Artes & Letras, August 7

“Amazing Grace”, Miami Monthly, August

Fricke, Kirsten, “Wangechi Mutu”, Beautiful/Decay, Issue L, August

Ellis, Patricia, “Wangechi Mutu – The Triumph of Painting”, The Saatchi Gallery essay

Bravo, Gabriel C., “Wangechi Mutu Art Exhibit”,, July 22

Suarez de Jesus, Carlos, “Mutu’s Mojo”, The Miami New Times, July 21

“‘Amazing Grace’: First Solo Show for Kenyan-born Artist”, Coral Gables Gazette, July 21

Sheets, Hilarie M., “Using Art to Build Pride”, The New York Times, June 1

Kapferer, Roland, “Africa Remix”, Frieze, June/July/August Issue 92, page 156

Heartney, Eleanor, “Return to the Real?”, Art in America, June/July, pages 85-89

Korotkin, Joyce B., “Fight or Flight”, Tema Celeste, May/June, pages 76-77

de La Forterie, Maud, “Africa Remix Continental,” Art Actuel, Issue #38, May/June, pages 47-50

“‘Post-Black,’ ‘Post-Soul,’ or Hip-Hop Iconography: Defining the new Aesthetics”, The International

Review of African American Art, Volume 20 #2

Lo, Melissa, “Wangechi Mutu”, Flash Art, May/June Issue, Vol. XXXVIII, NO. 242, page 146

Chevalier, Jari, “Greater New York Show at P.S.1”, The New York Art, April

Brielmaier, Isolde, “Wangechi Mutu: Re-Imagining The World”, Parkett, No. 74, pp. 6-13

“Where to buy – Wangechi Mutu”, The Week, March 25

Andersson, Ruben, “Mixed Bag of African avant-garde”, The London Globe, March 20

Rosenberg, Karen, “Artists on the Verge of a Breakthrough”, New York Magazine, March 3

“Continued and Recommended”, ArtScene, Vol.24, no.7, March

“Painted Ladies”, SouthBank, March

Myers, Holly, “Artists at play in the world”, Los Angeles Times, February 25

Brownell, Ginanne, “Front and Center: In London, it’s the year of African art”, Newsweek, February 17

Harrison, Sara, “Pin-Up: Contemporary Collage and Drawing”, Art Monthly, February

Pollack, Barbara, “Panic Room”, Time Out New York, January 13-19, pages 55-56

Biro, Matthew, “Reviews – Midwest”, Art Papers, pg. 51, January/February Issue



Graham-Dixon, Andrew, “All stuck and scribbled”, The Sunday Telegraph, December 19, page 112

“Pin-Up: Contemporary Collage and Drawing”, BBC News UK edition, December 13

Cripps, Charlotte, “Work at the cutting edge”, The Independent Review, December 2, page 18

“A-Z London”, The Art Newspaper, No.153, December

Ciuraru, Carmela, “Cutting Remarks”, Cover Page and Feature, ArtNews, November

Leitzes, Cary Estes, “Body Politic”, and Kunitz, Daniel, US Editor’s Letter, ArtReview, cover and feature,

pages 61-63, September

Cotter, Holland, “Black comes in Many Shadings”, The New York Times, Friday, August 13, page E29

Kelly, Kevin, “Reward for Creative Touch”, Daily Nation, Lifestyle Magazine, August 11

Johnson, Kenneth, “She’s Come Undone”, The New York Times, July 9

Ribas, Joao, “She’s come Undone”, Time Out, July 8, page 55

Kerr, Merrily, “Extreme Makeovers”, Art on Paper, July/August, page 28-29

Schwendener, Martha, “She’s Come Undone”, critic’s pick, June

Saltz, Jerry, “Borough Hall,” Village Voice, May 3

Smith, Roberta, “Emerging Talent and Plenty of It”, The New York Times, March 12

Martin, Courtney, “Looking Both Ways”, Flash Art, January/February

Worman, Alex, “L.A. Confidential”,, January 24

Daily, Meghan, “Peter Norton – Collecting with a Conscience”, Guggenheim Magazine, Winter, pg 30



Williamson, Sue, “Looking Both Ways”, Artthrob, December

Cotter, Holland, “Redefining the African Diaspora”, New York Times, November 21

Pagel, David, “Harrowing, hallucinatory visions – Wangechi Mutu at Susanne Vielmetter

Los Angeles Projects”, Los Angeles Times, October 24

Martin, Courtney, “Black President: The Art and Legacy of Fela Anikulapo-Kuti”, Flash Art, October

Fleey, Peter, “Black President”, Frieze Magazine, October, page 118

Sirmans, Franklin, “Portfolio”, Grand Street, Fall

Koirala, Snigdha, “Black President”, BOMB, Fall, page 17

Cotter, Holland, “King of Music”, New York Times, July 18

Cotter, Holland, “Off The Record”, New York Times, May 16

Cotter, Holland, “Wangechi Mutu”, New York Times, March 14

McKanic, Arlene, “Mutu’s Disturbing ‘Creatures’ at JCAL”,, March 13

Ashford, Doug, “Off The Record”, Time Out Magazine, May 8-15

Croal, Aida Mashaka, “The Africana QA: Artist Wangechi Mutu, Africana, March

Oneacre, Alison, “Hallowed Walls”, Women’s Wear Daily, February 3


Murray, Soraya, “Africaine”, NKA Journal of Contemporary African Art, Fall/Winter, p. 88-93

Banai, Nuit, “Body of Evidence”, One World, August/September, p. 124-125

Hazlewood, Carl E., “Hot Shows From the Edge: Summer in the City”, NYArts, September

Barliant, Claire, “Africaine”, Art on Paper, July/August

Johnson, Ken, “Art Guide”, The New York Times, July 5

Cotter, Holland, “From the Ferment of Liberation Comes a Revolution in African Art”, New York Times, Feb. 17

Budick, Arielle, “Identity, a Concept Explored in 2 Harlem Shows”, Newsday, Feb. 1

Cunningham, Bill, “Old and New”, New York Times, January 27


“African art exhibit”, Daily News, November 25

Sonkin, Rebecca, “Good Rap”, Art News, April, p. 41


Brockington, Horace, “After Representation”, The International Review of African American Art, p. 47

Ziolkowski, Thad, “The Magic City”, Artforum, October

“The Magic City”, The New Yorker, August 14, p. 14

Johnson, Ken, “The Magic City”, The New York Times, August 11

Johnson, Ken, “The Magic City”, The New York Times, August 4


Sirmans, Franklin, “Surely it Cannot Burn so Long”, Time Out Magazine, November 25—December 2

Oguibe, Olu and Enwezor, Okwui, “Reading the Contemporary: African Art from Theory to

the Marketplace”, The MIT Press, p. 10


Sadao, Amy, “Transgressive Imaginations”, essay and interview on Wangechi Mutu and Rina Banerjee


Jones, Kellie. Life’s Little Necessities, Installations by Women in the 1990’s, Johannesburg Biennale, Cape Town, South     Africa: The Castle, p. 287.


Film, Television, Radio


“BLACK EYE – Wangechi Mutu”, Curator Nicola Vassell, []  , May 1

Cooper, Ashton, Boatright, Kristen, “Video: Mickalene Thomas on Wangechi Mutu and ‘Her Fantastic Journey’”, Artinfo, video: [] February 27

“Culture/Context with LeRonn P. Brooks”, video interview by LeRonn P. Brooks, [] , February 20

“Inside the Phoenix”, audio interview by Warren Wade Anderson, [!podcast-episodes/itp-69-wangechi-mutu/] , January 20


“Heritage Meets Innovation”, Interview with Christopher Vroom, US Trust,[] , Oct 16

Russell, Heather “Interview with Artist Wangechi Mutu: A Fantastic Journey”, Artnet, October 18

“Dreams Are Colder Than Death”, or “GLAS NEGUS SUPREME”, Feature length film, Directed by Arthur Jafa

“Wangechi Mutu + Santigold interview, Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University,” MOCAtv, March 21


Exhibition at Susanne Vielmetter discussed on “The Strand”, BBC World Service, Nov 27

“Triptych,” Afro-Punk Pictures, Feature length film, Directed by Terence Nance



“The Forum,” BBC World News Service, New York, NY

Tate, Brian, “THE CROSSROADS TAPES,” Brooklyn, NY


Probst, Carsten, “Eine Afrikanische Gegenwartskuenstlerin”, Deutschlandradio Kultur, April 29

Exhibition at the Deutsche Guggenheim discussed on “The Strand”, BBC World Service, May 1

“Wangechi Mutu: My Dirty Little Heaven / Deutsche Guggenheim Berlin”, Vernissage TV, May 3


Goldman, Edward. “Art Talk: Art, Art Sex and Videotape,” KCRW 89.9FM, March

Film Festivals


Lukasa International Film and Music Festival, Zambia



Sundance Film Festival, New Frontiers category, Park City Utah

CinemAfrica Film Festival, Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden


BlackStar Film Festival, Philadelphia, PA


Artist Lectures/Talks


Artist Lecture, Brown University, Providence, RI [upcoming]


Artist Lecture, Georgetown University, Washington, DC

Artist Talk, In conversation with Adrienne Edwards, Performa17, New York, NY

Artist Lecture, Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Aspen, CO

Artist Lecture, In Conversation with Adrienne Edwards, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA


Artist Lecture, Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri

Artist Lecture, Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portland, OR

Symposium, In conversation with with Juie Mehretu, Modern Art Museum, Addis Ababa University, Gebre Kristos Desta Center, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia


Artist Lecture, ASAP 7 Conference at Clemson University, Greenville, SC

Artist Lecture, School of Visual Arts, New York, NY

Artist Lecture, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI

Artist Talk, Art & The Market, Hauser and Wirth, London, UK

Artist Lecture, Montserrat College of Art, Beverly, MA

Artist Talk, “Wangechi Mutu, Art & Politics”, NeueHouse, New York, NY

Artist Lecture, Yale University, New Haven, CT

Artist Lecture, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, MA

Artist Talk, “ Myths, Theories, Truths, Lies,” William Alanson White Psychoanalytic Society, New York, NY



Artist Lecture, Gordon Institute for Performing and Creative Arts, Cape Town, SA

Artist Talk, Wangechi Mutu in Conversation with Zoe Whitley, Tate Modern, London, UK

Artist Talk, Wangechi Mutu in Conversation with Huey Copeland, Chicago, IL

Artist Talk, “ÀSÌKÒ: A History of Contemporary Art in Senegal in 5 weeks”, Dak’Art 11th Biennale, Dakar, Senegal

Artist Talk with Trevor Schoonmaker, Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami, Miami, FL

Artist Talk, Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Panelist, CinemAfrica Film Festival, with Zina Saro-Wiwa and Frances Bodomo, Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden

Director’s Q&A: Sundance Film Festival, Park City, UT

ArtistTalk, Wangechi Mutu in Conversation with Courtney J. Martin, Arttable/ Artnet, New York, NY



Artist Talk, Wangechi Mutu in Conversation with Nora Chipaumire, Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY

Artist Talk, Wangechi Mutu in Conversation with Rachel Kent, MCA, Sydney, Australia

Visiting Artist, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR

Artist Lecture and visiting artist, Phillips Collection and George Washington University, Washington, DC

Artist Lecture, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ

Artist Lecture, Columbia University, New York, NY

Visiting Artist, Yale University, New Haven, CT

Artist Talk, with Trevor Schoonmaker, Nasher Museum of Art, Durham, NC



Artist Talk, “Common Ground: Artistic and Intellectual Communities”, Montclair Art Museum, Montclair, NJ

Commencement Speech: Yale University School of Art, New Haven, CT

Artist Lecture, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA

Artist Lecture, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD

Program Participant, The Artist’s Voice: Ishamel Houston-Jones, Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, NY


Artist Lecture, Penn State University, Happy Valley, PA

Artist Lecture, Tyler University, Happy Valley, PA

Artist Lecture, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

Artist Lecture and Residency, Anderson Ranch, Snowmass Village, CO

Juror, Alliance for Young Artists & Writers’ Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, New York, NY

Juror, Dreamyard Student Art Awards, Bronx, NY

Zabar Visiting Artist, Hunter College, New York, NY

Artist Lecture, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

Artist Lecture, Fashion Institute of Technology, New York, NY


Artist Talk, Wangechi Mutu and Marilyn Minter in Conversation with Richard Flood, New Museum, New York, NY

Artist Lecture, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

Artist Lecture, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA

Artist Lecture, Urban Arts Partnership, New York, NY


Artist Lecture, Parsons The New School for Design, New York, NY

Artist Lecture, School of The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA

Artist Lecture, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX

Artist Lecture, Parsons School of Design, New York, NY

Artist Lecture, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI

Artist Lecture, 92nd Street Y, New York, NY


Artist Lecture, The Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center at Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY

Panelist, The Cooper Union School of Art, “Prospect.1: A Biennial For New Orleans”, New York, NY

Panelist, Art Chicago – Speaks Patronage and Contemporary Art, Art Chicago, Chicago, IL

Artist Lecture, University of California Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA

Artist Lecture, Eastern Illinois University, Champaign, IL

Artist Lecture, UCLA-Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA

Artist Lecture, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC

Artist Lecture, State University of New York at New Paltz, New Paltz, NY

Artist Talk, Yale, New Haven, CT

Artist Talk, The Hirshorn Museum and Garden, Washington DC

Artist Talk, New Museum, “Collage: The Unmonumental Picture”, New York, NY


Artist Lecture, Tyler School of Art, “Critical Dialogues Lecture”, Elkins Park, PA

Artist Lecture, “Here and Now”, New York University, New York

Artist Lecture, Williams College, Williamstown, MA

Artist Lecture, “Cinderella Curse”, Savannah College of Art and Design, Atlanta, GA

Visiting Artist, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

Artist Lecture, Pratt University, Brooklyn, NY

Artist Lecture, The Visual Arts at Yale, Yale, New Haven, CT

Artist Lecture, “MoMA Gallery Talks”, Museum of Modern Art, New York

Artist Lecture, New York University. The Steindhardt School of Art, New York

Studio Lecture, Independent Curators International, Brooklyn, NY

Panelist, “Feminist Future” symposium, Museum of Modern Art, New York


Artist Lecture, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ

Artist Lecture, SFMOMA, San Francisco, CA

Panelist, “Multiple Modernities”, Columbia University, New York

Artist Lecture, Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA

Group presentation for Guggenheim, “Exhuming Gluttony”, Salon 94, New York

Panelist, Site Santa Fe Biennial, Santa Fe, NM


Artist Lecture, Corcoran College of Art and Design, Washington, DC

Studio Lecture, Miami Art Museum, New York, NY

Artist Lecture, “Amazing Grace”, Miami Art Museum, Miami, FL

Artist Lecture, The Society for Contemporary Art, The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

Artist Lecture, “Fight for Flight”, Whitney Museum of American Art at Altria, New York, NY


Artist Lecture, Altoids Art House, Austin, TX

Artist Lecture, “Looking Both Ways”, Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, MA

Artist Lecture, Smith College Museum of Art, Northampton, MA


Panelist, “Looking Both Ways”, The Museum of African Art, Long Island City, NY

Artist Lecture, TICA, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, IL

“Contemporary African Artists”, moderated by Chester Higgins, Langston Hughes Library, Queens, NY

Artist Lecture, “Creatures”, Jamaica Center for the Arts and Learning, Queens, NY


Artist Lecture, Bennigton University, VT

Critique of MFA Work, Union Institute and University at Vermont College, Montpelier, VT

“The Artist Voice: Fatimah Tuggar and Wangechi Mutu”, Studio Museum in Harlem, New York

“New York City Museum Educators Roundtable Annual Conference”, Museum of the City of New York,

New York

Public Collections

Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, ON

The Altoids Collection / New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, NY

Blanton Museum, University of Texas, Austin, TX

Deutsche Bank, Frankfurt, Germany

The Hague, Netherlands

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH

Judith Rothschild Foundation / The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY

Perez Art Museum Miami, Miami, FL

Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal, Montreal, QC

Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL

Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA

Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY

The Nasher Museum at Duke University, Durham, NC

Saatchi Gallery, London, United Kingdom

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA

Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, NY

Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY