Yesterday, I went to the Smithsonian’s Museum of African Art, and was entranced by the one piece in their collection by Kenyan artist Wangechi Mutu. I immediately went home to research her, and I was astounded.Her work mixes paint and collage and she has a darkly whimsical aesthetic. Myth and the grotesque mingle in fantastic ways in her work, that examines Race and Gender.

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