Wangechi Mutu

Kenyan, b. 1972

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Wangechi Mutu explores the violence and misrepresentation that women, particularly black women, experience in the contemporary world. Referencing artists such as Gustav Klimt, Egon Schiele, Chris Ofili, and Romare Bearden, as well as art-historical …

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It's the End of the World as I know It...Again, 2005
Sold on May 13, 2021
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Painting
acrylic, ink, glitter and printed paper collage on Mylar
106.7 x 191.1 cm
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Auction Sale
May 13, 2021
Sotheby's
Description
signed with the artist's initials and dated 05 acrylic, ink, glitter and printed paper collage on Mylar 75 ¼ by 42 in. 191.1 by 106.7 cm. framed: 78 ¼ by 44 ⅞ in. 198.8 by 114 cm.
It's the End of the World as I know It...Again, 2005
acrylic, ink, glitter and printed paper collage on Mylar
May 13, 2021
Sotheby's
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Painting
106.7 x 191.1 cm
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Auction Sale
May 13, 2021
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signed with the artist's initials and dated 05 acrylic, ink, glitter and printed paper collage on Mylar 75 ¼ by 42 in. 191.1 by 106.7 cm. framed: 78 ¼ by 44 ⅞ in. 198.8 by 114 cm.
$8,190
Homeward Bound, 2010
Sold on Apr 15, 2021
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Print
Archival pigment print with screenprint in colors, on wove paper
46.99 x 60.96 cm
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$8,190
Auction Sale
Apr 15, 2021
Sotheby's
Description
Archival pigment print with screenprint in colors, 2010, signed in black ink, dated and inscribed 'PP 1', a printer's proof aside from the numbered edition of 45, on wove paper, published by the artist, framed image: 610 by 470 mm 24 by 18 ½ in sheet: 635 by 491 mm 25 by 19 ¼ in framed: 787 by 645 mm 31 by 25 ⅜ in
Homeward Bound, 2010
Archival pigment print with screenprint in colors, on wove paper
Apr 15, 2021
Sotheby's
$8,190
Realized price
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Print
46.99 x 60.96 cm
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Auction Sale
Apr 15, 2021
Sotheby's
Realized Price
$8,190
Description
Archival pigment print with screenprint in colors, 2010, signed in black ink, dated and inscribed 'PP 1', a printer's proof aside from the numbered edition of 45, on wove paper, published by the artist, framed image: 610 by 470 mm 24 by 18 ½ in sheet: 635 by 491 mm 25 by 19 ¼ in framed: 787 by 645 mm 31 by 25 ⅜ in
$10,080
Histology of the Different Classes of Uterine Tumors, 2006
Sold on Apr 15, 2021
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Print
The complete set of twelve digital prints in colors with mixed media collage including hand-applied fur and glitter, on Epson Premium photo paper
32.39 x 45.72 cm
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Realized Price
$10,080
Auction Sale
Apr 15, 2021
Sotheby's
Description
The complete set of twelve digital prints in colors with mixed media collage including hand-applied fur and glitter, 2006, each signed in pencil, dated and numbered 17/25 (total edition includes four artist's proofs), on Epson Premium photo paper, published by Sikkema Jenkins & Co., New York, framed (12 prints) images: approx. 459 by 323 mm 18 by 12 ¾ in sheets: 581 by 431 mm 22 ⅞ by 17 in framed: 648 by 495 mm 25 ½ by 19 ½ in
Histology of the Different Classes of Uterine Tumors, 2006
The complete set of twelve digital prints in colors with mixed media collage including hand-applied fur and glitter, on Epson Premium photo paper
Apr 15, 2021
Sotheby's
$10,080
Realized price
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Print
32.39 x 45.72 cm
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Auction Sale
Apr 15, 2021
Sotheby's
Realized Price
$10,080
Description
The complete set of twelve digital prints in colors with mixed media collage including hand-applied fur and glitter, 2006, each signed in pencil, dated and numbered 17/25 (total edition includes four artist's proofs), on Epson Premium photo paper, published by Sikkema Jenkins & Co., New York, framed (12 prints) images: approx. 459 by 323 mm 18 by 12 ¾ in sheets: 581 by 431 mm 22 ⅞ by 17 in framed: 648 by 495 mm 25 ½ by 19 ½ in
$12,600
Histology of the Different Classes of Uterine Tumors, 2006
Sold on Oct 21, 2020
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Print
12 digital prints in colors with mixed media collage including hand-applied fur and glitter, on Epson Premium glossy photo paper
30.5 x 45.7 cm
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Realized Price
$12,600
Auction Sale
Oct 21, 2020
Phillips
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Histology of the Different Classes of Uterine Tumors, 2006
12 digital prints in colors with mixed media collage including hand-applied fur and glitter, on Epson Premium glossy photo paper
Oct 21, 2020
Phillips
$12,600
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Print
30.5 x 45.7 cm
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Oct 21, 2020
Phillips
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$12,600
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Studies of Crystal Waters, 2001
Sold on Sep 2, 2020
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Work on Paper
watercolour and foil on card
22.0 x 30.5 cm
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Auction Sale
Sep 2, 2020
Bonhams
Description
Studies of Crystal Waters (2001) watercolour and foil on card 30.5 x 22cm (12 x 8 11/16in); 29.5 x 22cm (11 5/8 x 8 11/16in). (2)
Studies of Crystal Waters, 2001
watercolour and foil on card
Sep 2, 2020
Bonhams
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22.0 x 30.5 cm
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Sep 2, 2020
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Studies of Crystal Waters (2001) watercolour and foil on card 30.5 x 22cm (12 x 8 11/16in); 29.5 x 22cm (11 5/8 x 8 11/16in). (2)
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Study of Crystal Waters, 2001
Sold on Sep 2, 2020
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Work on Paper
ink on card
22.7 x 30.5 cm
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Auction Sale
Sep 2, 2020
Bonhams
Description
Study of Crystal Waters (2001) ink on card 30.5 x 22.7cm (12 x 8 15/16in).
Study of Crystal Waters, 2001
ink on card
Sep 2, 2020
Bonhams
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22.7 x 30.5 cm
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Sep 2, 2020
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Study of Crystal Waters (2001) ink on card 30.5 x 22.7cm (12 x 8 15/16in).
$52,500
Mellow Yellow, 2004
Sold on Mar 4, 2020
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Work on Paper
ink, acrylic and paper collage on mylar
50.8 x 81.3 cm
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$52,500
Auction Sale
Mar 4, 2020
Phillips
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Mellow Yellow, 2004
ink, acrylic and paper collage on mylar
Mar 4, 2020
Phillips
$52,500
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50.8 x 81.3 cm
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Mar 4, 2020
Phillips
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$52,500
$25,000
Untitled, 2004
Sold on Dec 18, 2019
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Painting
acrylic, ink, printed paper collage and contact paper on mylar
58.4 x 86.7 cm
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$25,000
Auction Sale
Dec 18, 2019
Christie's
Description
Untitled, 2004
acrylic, ink, printed paper collage and contact paper on mylar
Dec 18, 2019
Christie's
$25,000
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Painting
58.4 x 86.7 cm
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Auction Sale
Dec 18, 2019
Christie's
Realized Price
$25,000
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Two Works: (i) Untitled; (ii) Untitled, 2001
Sold on Dec 12, 2019
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Work on Paper
(i) paper, glitter and sequin collage on card with painted paper doily and tape collage on envelope; (ii) sequin collage and pen on card with pen on handmade envelope
22.7 x 30.4 x 7.0 cm
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Price not available
Auction Sale
Dec 12, 2019
Phillips
Description
Two Works: (i) Untitled; (ii) Untitled, 2001
(i) paper, glitter and sequin collage on card with painted paper doily and tape collage on envelope; (ii) sequin collage and pen on card with pen on handmade envelope
Dec 12, 2019
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Work on Paper
22.7 x 30.4 x 7.0 cm
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Auction Sale
Dec 12, 2019
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Realized Price
Price not available
$25,000
Untitled, 2004
Sold on Dec 9, 2019
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Work on Paper
acrylic, ink, printed paper collage and contact paper on mylar
86.7 x 58.4 cm
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Realized Price
$25,000
Auction Sale
Dec 9, 2019
Christie's
Description
Wangechi Mutu (b. 1972) Untitled signed and dated 'Wangechi Mutu 2004' (lower right) acrylic, ink, printed paper collage and contact paper on mylar 34 1/8 x 23 in. (86.7 x 58.4 cm.) Executed in 2004.
Untitled, 2004
acrylic, ink, printed paper collage and contact paper on mylar
Dec 9, 2019
Christie's
$25,000
Realized price
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Artwork Info
Work on Paper
86.7 x 58.4 cm
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Auction Sale
Dec 9, 2019
Christie's
Realized Price
$25,000
Description
Wangechi Mutu (b. 1972) Untitled signed and dated 'Wangechi Mutu 2004' (lower right) acrylic, ink, printed paper collage and contact paper on mylar 34 1/8 x 23 in. (86.7 x 58.4 cm.) Executed in 2004.