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Wangechi’s art make World History in New York

Artist Wangechi Mutu rallies the art world to speak out against Africa's persecution of sexual minorities at the launch of her new creative campaign. || PHOTO COURTESY

BY FAITH MUTETE – Ms. Wangechi Mutu has put Kenya on the map as her art has which include four majestic sculptures were unveiled at the metropolitan museum of art in New York.

She is a visual artist who is primarily known for her painting sculpture , film and performance work for over 20 years. The sculptures named The NewOnes will free us to consist of 4 bronze sculptures titled ‘The
Seated 1,2,3,,4 – 2019 and they will be exhibited until January 12, 2020.


In Mets website, they praised MS Mutu saying that her unique pieces engage in a critique of gender and racial politics that is shown by it being poetic and fantastic.


The installation in the museum is part of a series of contemporary commissions where it invites artists to create new pieces of art.

The installation in the museum is part of a series of contemporary commissions where it invites artists to create new pieces of art.