Howl, 2006 - Wangechi Mutu

About the Work

About Howl

This piece by Wangechi Mutu is an absolutely iconic example of the artist's collage practice wherein she combines fragments from popular culture, wildlife magazines, porn, and hip-hop culture onto the female form. Howl, made with archival pigments on fine ...

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This piece by Wangechi Mutu is an absolutely iconic example of the artist's collage practice wherein she combines fragments from popular culture, wildlife magazines, porn, and hip-hop culture onto the female form. Howl, made with archival pigments on fine rag paper with screenprinting, is a particularly strong example of the Kenyan-born artist's œ“uvre.

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About the Artist

About Wangechi Mutu

Kenyan-born Wangechi Mutu is a Brooklyn-based artist whose sculptures, works on paper, installations, and videos explore gender, race, and sexual identity using collage and assemblage ...

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Kenyan-born Wangechi Mutu is a Brooklyn-based artist whose sculptures, works on paper, installations, and videos explore gender, race, and sexual identity using collage and assemblage strategies that create provocative juxtapositions of the female body.

Her collages are constructed using fragments from fashion and travel magazines, pornography, African art books, automotive schematics, and images drawn from science fiction as well as hand-drawn or painted elements which create a variety of new formations of the body. Photo-based collage elements are often intermixed with decorative or abstract patterns which create a simultaneous feeling of familiarity and other-worldliness to the works.

Click here to read about our visit to Wangechi Mutu's studio.

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Howl, 2006

Wangechi Mutu

Print
Size Price
35.00" x 24.00" $15,000
Edition of 40

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Rhona Hoffman Gallery

Description

Framed archival pigment print with screenprinting.

Authentication

Signed and numbered by the artist.

Dimensions

This work comes in a frame measuring 42" x 30.5" x 1.5".

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This work is final sale and not eligible for return.

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