Wangechi Mutu

Kenyan, b. 1972

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Moko Mama Knicker Bun, 2008
watercolor, ink and printed paper collage on paper
91.4 x 76.2 cm
Dec 14, 2023Christie's
Moko Mama Knicker Bun, 2008
watercolor, ink and printed paper collage on paper
91.4 x 76.2 cm
Dec 14, 2023
Christie's
First Open | Post-War & Contemporary Art
Lot 19
Homeward Bound, 2009
Archival pigment print with silkscreen on archival paper
61.3 × 46.4 cm
Nov 16, 2023Artsy Auction
Homeward Bound, 2009
Archival pigment print with silkscreen on archival paper
61.3 × 46.4 cm
Nov 16, 2023
Artsy Auction
Artsy Auction: Post-War and Contemporary Art (November 2023)
Lot 61
The Rare Horn-Hair Thought, 2004
ink, acrylic, paper collage and felt on mylar
71.0 x 52.0 cm
Nov 10, 2023Christie's
The Rare Horn-Hair Thought, 2004
ink, acrylic, paper collage and felt on mylar
71.0 x 52.0 cm
Nov 10, 2023
Christie's
Live Auction 22056 Post-War & Contemporary Art Day Sale
Lot 379
Studies of Crystal Waters (i-iii)
(i) watercolour on card; (ii) watercolour and foil on card; (iii) ink on card
30.5 x 22.0 cm
Oct 12, 2023Bonhams
Studies of Crystal Waters (i-iii)
(i) watercolour on card; (ii) watercolour and foil on card; (iii) ink on card
30.5 x 22.0 cm
Oct 12, 2023
Bonhams
Modern & Contemporary African Art
Lot 169
Double Hand Shake, 2012
acrylic, glitter and printed paper collage on linoleum
50.8 x 45.0 cm
May 19, 2023Sotheby's
Double Hand Shake, 2012
acrylic, glitter and printed paper collage on linoleum
50.8 x 45.0 cm
May 19, 2023
Sotheby's
Contemporary Day Auction
Lot 870
Eye Spy, 2012
mixed media and collage on paper
36 x 28 1/8 in. (91.4 x 71.4 cm)
May 16, 2023Phillips
Eye Spy, 2012
mixed media and collage on paper
36 x 28 1/8 in. (91.4 x 71.4 cm)
May 16, 2023
Phillips • New York
20th Century & Contemporary Art Day Sale, Afternoon Session
Lot 469
Eve, 2011
Archival pigment print on rag paper
50.8 × 40.6 cm
Mar 29, 2023Artsy Auction
Eve, 2011
Archival pigment print on rag paper
50.8 × 40.6 cm
Mar 29, 2023
Artsy Auction
Artsy Auction: Prints & Multiples (March 2023)
Lot 98
Moko Mama Knicker Bun, 2008
watercolor, ink and printed paper collage on paper
30.8 x 22.9 cm
Mar 10, 2023Christie's
Moko Mama Knicker Bun, 2008
watercolor, ink and printed paper collage on paper
30.8 x 22.9 cm
Mar 10, 2023
Christie's
Live Auction 21759 Post-War to Present
Lot 259
Drunk Palm II, 2007
ink, paint, plant material and plastic on X-ray paper
43.2 x 35.6 cm
Mar 10, 2023Christie's
Drunk Palm II, 2007
ink, paint, plant material and plastic on X-ray paper
43.2 x 35.6 cm
Mar 10, 2023
Christie's
Live Auction 21759 Post-War to Present
Lot 260
The Jini, 2006
acrylic, ink, paper and photo collage on Mylar
108.6 x 148.6 cm
Mar 9, 2023Sotheby's
The Jini, 2006
acrylic, ink, paper and photo collage on Mylar
108.6 x 148.6 cm
Mar 9, 2023
Sotheby's
Contemporary Curated
Lot 136
Howl, 2006
archival pigment print with screenprint on smooth wove paper
11.4 x 59.7 cm
Dec 7, 2022Sotheby's
Howl, 2006
archival pigment print with screenprint on smooth wove paper
11.4 x 59.7 cm
Dec 7, 2022
Sotheby's
Contemporary Discoveries
Lot 195
Eve, 2011
Pigment print on paper
50.7 x 40.4 cm
Nov 23, 2022Artcurial
Eve, 2011
Pigment print on paper
50.7 x 40.4 cm
Nov 23, 2022
Artcurial
African Contemporary Art
Lot 86
All Rosey, 2003
ink, acrylic, sequins, glitter and printed paper collage on mylar
106.6 x 76.2 cm
Sep 29, 2022Christie's
All Rosey, 2003
ink, acrylic, sequins, glitter and printed paper collage on mylar
106.6 x 76.2 cm
Sep 29, 2022
Christie's
Live Auction 20983 Post-War to Present
Lot 341
Death by Mariposa, 2006
ink, acrylic, paper collage and contact paper on Mylar
17 1/4 x 25 1/4 in. (43.8 x 64.1 cm)
Sep 28, 2022Phillips
Death by Mariposa, 2006
ink, acrylic, paper collage and contact paper on Mylar
17 1/4 x 25 1/4 in. (43.8 x 64.1 cm)
Sep 28, 2022
Phillips • New York
New Now
Lot 177
Untitled (Pin-Up no.2), 2001
watercolor, graphite and printed paper collage on paper
35.6 x 25.7 cm
May 13, 2022Christie's
Untitled (Pin-Up no.2), 2001
watercolor, graphite and printed paper collage on paper
35.6 x 25.7 cm
May 13, 2022
Christie's
Post-War and Contemporary Art Day Sale
Lot 418
Eve
Archival pigment print, on rag paper, with full margins.
I. 18 1/2 x 13 3/4 in. (47 x 34.9 cm) S. 20 x 16 in. (50.8 x 40.6 cm)
Apr 21, 2022Phillips
Eve
Archival pigment print, on rag paper, with full margins.
I. 18 1/2 x 13 3/4 in. (47 x 34.9 cm) S. 20 x 16 in. (50.8 x 40.6 cm)
Apr 21, 2022
Phillips • New York
Editions & Works on Paper
Lot 346
Untitled, 2003
acrylic, watercolor, spray enamel, glitter and printed paper collage on mylar
43.2 x 27.9 cm
Mar 11, 2022Sotheby's
Untitled, 2003
acrylic, watercolor, spray enamel, glitter and printed paper collage on mylar
43.2 x 27.9 cm
Mar 11, 2022
Sotheby's • New York
Contemporary Curated
Lot 83
Studies of Crystal Waters (i-iii)
(i) watercolour on card; (ii) watercolour and foil on card; (iii) ink on card
30.5 x 22 cm
Mar 9, 2022Bonhams
Studies of Crystal Waters (i-iii)
(i) watercolour on card; (ii) watercolour and foil on card; (iii) ink on card
30.5 x 22 cm
Mar 9, 2022
Bonhams
Modern & Contemporary African Art
Lot 40
Two handmade birthday cards from the artist to fashion designer, Benjamin Liepelt, 2001
felt pen, collage and appliqué on blue watercolour paper
30.5 x 22.5 cm
Mar 9, 2022Bonhams
Two handmade birthday cards from the artist to fashion designer, Benjamin Liepelt, 2001
felt pen, collage and appliqué on blue watercolour paper
30.5 x 22.5 cm
Mar 9, 2022
Bonhams
Modern & Contemporary African Art
Lot 41
You pretty, no you pretty, 2008
watercolour, metallic paint and printed paper collage on paper
31 x 23 cm
Mar 2, 2022Christie's
You pretty, no you pretty, 2008
watercolour, metallic paint and printed paper collage on paper
31 x 23 cm
Mar 2, 2022
Christie's
Post-War and Contemporary Art Day Sale
Lot 293
Howl
Archival pigment print with screenprint in colors, on smooth wove paper, with full margins.
I. 34 7/8 x 24 in. (88.6 x 61 cm) S. 40 x 28 in. (101.6 x 71.1 cm)
Oct 21, 2021Phillips
Howl
Archival pigment print with screenprint in colors, on smooth wove paper, with full margins.
I. 34 7/8 x 24 in. (88.6 x 61 cm) S. 40 x 28 in. (101.6 x 71.1 cm)
Oct 21, 2021
Phillips • New York
Editions & Works on Paper
Lot 388
A Shady Promise《不可告人的承諾》, 2006
mixed media on mylar, in two parts
222.25 x 144.1 cm
Jun 29, 2021Sotheby's
A Shady Promise《不可告人的承諾》, 2006
mixed media on mylar, in two parts
222.25 x 144.1 cm
Jun 29, 2021
Sotheby's
Modern & Contemporary Art Evening Sale
Lot 132
It's the End of the World as I know It...Again, 2005
acrylic, ink, glitter and printed paper collage on Mylar
191.1 x 106.7 cm
May 13, 2021Sotheby's
It's the End of the World as I know It...Again, 2005
acrylic, ink, glitter and printed paper collage on Mylar
191.1 x 106.7 cm
May 13, 2021
Sotheby's
Contemporary Art Day Auction
Lot 462
Homeward Bound, 2010
Archival pigment print with screenprint in colors, on wove paper
60.96 x 46.99 cm
Apr 15, 2021Sotheby's
Homeward Bound, 2010
Archival pigment print with screenprint in colors, on wove paper
60.96 x 46.99 cm
Apr 15, 2021
Sotheby's
Important Prints & Multiples: Part II
Lot 198
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
45.72 x 32.39 cm
Apr 15, 2021Sotheby's
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
45.72 x 32.39 cm
Apr 15, 2021
Sotheby's
Important Prints & Multiples: Part II
Lot 199
Histology of the Different Classes of Uterine Tumors
The complete set of 12 digital prints in colors with mixed media collage including hand-applied fur and glitter, on Epson Premium glossy photo paper, with full margins.
all I. approximately 18 x 12 in. (45.7 x 30.5 cm) all S. 23 x 27 in. (58.4 x 68.6 cm)
Oct 22, 2020Phillips
Histology of the Different Classes of Uterine Tumors
The complete set of 12 digital prints in colors with mixed media collage including hand-applied fur and glitter, on Epson Premium glossy photo paper, with full margins.
all I. approximately 18 x 12 in. (45.7 x 30.5 cm) all S. 23 x 27 in. (58.4 x 68.6 cm)
Oct 22, 2020
Phillips • New York
Editions & Works on Paper
Lot 20
Studies of Crystal Waters, 2001
watercolour and foil on card
30.5 x 22 cm
Sep 2, 2020Bonhams
Studies of Crystal Waters, 2001
watercolour and foil on card
30.5 x 22 cm
Sep 2, 2020
Bonhams
Modern & Contemporary African Art
Lot 14
Study of Crystal Waters, 2001
ink on card
30.5 x 22.7 cm
Sep 2, 2020Bonhams
Study of Crystal Waters, 2001
ink on card
30.5 x 22.7 cm
Sep 2, 2020
Bonhams
Modern & Contemporary African Art
Lot 15
Mellow Yellow, 2004
ink, acrylic and paper collage on Mylar
32 x 20 in. (81.3 x 50.8 cm.)
Mar 4, 2020Phillips
Mellow Yellow, 2004
ink, acrylic and paper collage on Mylar
32 x 20 in. (81.3 x 50.8 cm.)
Mar 4, 2020
Phillips • New York
New Now
Lot 59
Two Works: (i) Untitled; (ii) Untitled, 2001
(i) paper, glitter and sequin collage on card with painted paper doily and tape collage on envelope, in 2 parts (ii) sequin collage and pen on card with pen on handmade envelope, in 2 parts
(i) card 30.4 x 22.7 cm (11 7/8 x 8 7/8 in.) envelope 33.1 x 25.3 cm (13 x 9 7/8 in.) (ii) card closed 6.5 x 12.7 cm (2 1/2 x 5 in.) envelope 24 x 14.2 cm (9 1/2 x 5 5/8 in.)
Dec 12, 2019Phillips
Two Works: (i) Untitled; (ii) Untitled, 2001
(i) paper, glitter and sequin collage on card with painted paper doily and tape collage on envelope, in 2 parts (ii) sequin collage and pen on card with pen on handmade envelope, in 2 parts
(i) card 30.4 x 22.7 cm (11 7/8 x 8 7/8 in.) envelope 33.1 x 25.3 cm (13 x 9 7/8 in.) (ii) card closed 6.5 x 12.7 cm (2 1/2 x 5 in.) envelope 24 x 14.2 cm (9 1/2 x 5 5/8 in.)
Dec 12, 2019
Phillips • London
New Now
Lot 140
Untitled, 2004
acrylic, ink, printed paper collage and contact paper on mylar
86.7 x 58.4 cm
Dec 9, 2019Christie's
Untitled, 2004
acrylic, ink, printed paper collage and contact paper on mylar
86.7 x 58.4 cm
Dec 9, 2019
Christie's • New York
First Open | Online
Lot 7
Epiglotus III, 2007
ink, paint, mixed media, plant material and plastic pearls on X-ray paper, in artist's frame
24 7/8 x 21 1/2 in. (63.2 x 54.6 cm.)
Nov 13, 2019Phillips
Epiglotus III, 2007
ink, paint, mixed media, plant material and plastic pearls on X-ray paper, in artist's frame
24 7/8 x 21 1/2 in. (63.2 x 54.6 cm.)
Nov 13, 2019
Phillips • New York
20th C. & Contemporary Art Day Sale, Afternoon Session
Lot 420
THE ROYAL SLIPPER DIPPER, XX, 2003
airbrush paint, watercolor and paper collage on mylar paper
83 x 52 cm
Oct 7, 2019Sotheby's
THE ROYAL SLIPPER DIPPER, XX, 2003
airbrush paint, watercolor and paper collage on mylar paper
83 x 52 cm
Oct 7, 2019
Sotheby's • Hong Kong
Contemporary Art
Lot 611
Tumor: Contaminated Heart, 2005
ink, acrylic, glitter, fur, contact paper and collage on Mylar
183 x 130cm
Oct 5, 2019Christie's
Tumor: Contaminated Heart, 2005
ink, acrylic, glitter, fur, contact paper and collage on Mylar
183 x 130cm
Oct 5, 2019
Christie's • London
Post-War and Contemporary Art Day Auction
Lot 288
Cact Us, 2008
watercolor, ink, collage on paper, in two parts
each 10 x 7 in. (25.4 x 17.8 cm.)
Aug 3, 2019Phillips
Cact Us, 2008
watercolor, ink, collage on paper, in two parts
each 10 x 7 in. (25.4 x 17.8 cm.)
Aug 3, 2019
Phillips • New York
NOMEN: American Women Artists from 1945 to Today
Lot 57
Untitled, 2002
printed paper and painted paper collage, ink and watercolor on Mylar
55.9 x 43.2 cm
May 16, 2019Christie's
Untitled, 2002
printed paper and painted paper collage, ink and watercolor on Mylar
55.9 x 43.2 cm
May 16, 2019
Christie's • New York
Post-War and Contemporary Art Afternoon Session
Lot 911
HEELER XVI, 2016
red soil, acrylic shoes, paper pulp, wood glue, rocks and wood
43.2 x 11.4 x 25.4 cm
Dec 7, 2018Sotheby's
HEELER XVI, 2016
red soil, acrylic shoes, paper pulp, wood glue, rocks and wood
43.2 x 11.4 x 25.4 cm
Dec 7, 2018
Sotheby's • New York
(RED) ONLINE
Lot 39
HEELER XVI, 2016
sculpture
43.2 x 11.4 x 25.4 cm
Nov 12, 2018Sotheby's
HEELER XVI, 2016
sculpture
43.2 x 11.4 x 25.4 cm
Nov 12, 2018
Sotheby's • Online
(RED) ONLINE
Lot 39
Second Born
24-karat gold, collagraph, relief, digital printing and hand-coloring, on wove paper, the full sheet.
S. 36 x 43 in. (91.4 x 109.2 cm)
Oct 17, 2018Phillips
Second Born
24-karat gold, collagraph, relief, digital printing and hand-coloring, on wove paper, the full sheet.
S. 36 x 43 in. (91.4 x 109.2 cm)
Oct 17, 2018
Phillips • New York
Evening & Day Editions
Lot 49
Eve
The complete set of seven etchings and aquatint with collage, on Surface Gampi paper mounted to musuem board (as issued), the full sheets, all contained in the original zebrawood box with title page and justification.
all S. approximately 10 1/2 x 7 7/8 in. (26.6 x 20 cm)
Oct 17, 2018Phillips
Eve
The complete set of seven etchings and aquatint with collage, on Surface Gampi paper mounted to musuem board (as issued), the full sheets, all contained in the original zebrawood box with title page and justification.
all S. approximately 10 1/2 x 7 7/8 in. (26.6 x 20 cm)
Oct 17, 2018
Phillips • New York
Evening & Day Editions
Lot 48
Eve, 2006
prints
26.6 x 20 cm
Oct 17, 2018Phillips
Eve, 2006
prints
26.6 x 20 cm
Oct 17, 2018
Phillips • New York
Editions & Works on Paper
Lot 48
Mellow Yellow, 2004
ink, paint and paper collage on Mylar
81.3 x 50.8 cm (32 x 20 in.)
Jun 26, 2018Phillips
Mellow Yellow, 2004
ink, paint and paper collage on Mylar
81.3 x 50.8 cm (32 x 20 in.)
Jun 26, 2018
Phillips • London
20th Century & Contemporary Art Day Sale
Lot 200
INSIDES OUTGROW OUTSIDES
watercolor on paper
75.9 by 56.5 cm
May 17, 2018Sotheby's
INSIDES OUTGROW OUTSIDES
watercolor on paper
75.9 by 56.5 cm
May 17, 2018
Sotheby's
Lot 322
THE HISTOLOGY OF THE DIFFERENT CLASSES OF UTERINE TUMORS
mixed media collage on digital print, in 12 parts
58 by 43.2 cm
Mar 5, 2018Sotheby's
THE HISTOLOGY OF THE DIFFERENT CLASSES OF UTERINE TUMORS
mixed media collage on digital print, in 12 parts
58 by 43.2 cm
Mar 5, 2018
Sotheby's
Lot 78
THRONE
wooden chair, wood, leather, wine, glass bottle and rubber stopper
114.3 by 91.4 cm
Mar 5, 2018Sotheby's
THRONE
wooden chair, wood, leather, wine, glass bottle and rubber stopper
114.3 by 91.4 cm
Mar 5, 2018
Sotheby's
Lot 88
BEDROOM MASKS [FOUR WORKS]
printed paper collage on postcard
16.5 by 12.1 cm
Mar 5, 2018Sotheby's
BEDROOM MASKS [FOUR WORKS]
printed paper collage on postcard
16.5 by 12.1 cm
Mar 5, 2018
Sotheby's
Lot 77
HOMEWARD BOUND
archival pigment print with screenprint in colors on archival paper
63.5 by 49.5 cm
Mar 5, 2018Sotheby's
HOMEWARD BOUND
archival pigment print with screenprint in colors on archival paper
63.5 by 49.5 cm
Mar 5, 2018
Sotheby's
Lot 76
BLACKTHRONE VIII
wooden chair, plastic, hair and tinsel with four extensions
68 by 101 cm
Nov 17, 2017Sotheby's
BLACKTHRONE VIII
wooden chair, plastic, hair and tinsel with four extensions
68 by 101 cm
Nov 17, 2017
Sotheby's
Lot 447
UNTITLED (TUMOR)
ink, acrylic, mixed media, printed paper and contact paper collage on Mylar
139.7 by 221.6 cm
Nov 17, 2017Sotheby's
UNTITLED (TUMOR)
ink, acrylic, mixed media, printed paper and contact paper collage on Mylar
139.7 by 221.6 cm
Nov 17, 2017
Sotheby's
Lot 445
HOW TO STAB ONESELF IN THE BACK
sequins, ink, acrylic, contact paper and photo collage on Mylar
203.2 by 108 cm
Nov 17, 2017Sotheby's
HOW TO STAB ONESELF IN THE BACK
sequins, ink, acrylic, contact paper and photo collage on Mylar
203.2 by 108 cm
Nov 17, 2017
Sotheby's
Lot 438