Wangechi Mutu Catalogue
Wangechi Mutu
Group Exhibitions
1996
"One Voice," 7th Gallery, Cooper Union. New York, New York. 
 
1997
Jones, Kellie, curator.  "Life's Little Necessities," Johannesburg Biennale, The Castle. Cape Town, South Africa. October 12-December 12, 1997. 
 
1998
"In Coming," Art & Architecture Gallery. New Haven, Connecticut. 
 
"Fusions," Imarisha Gallery. Brooklyn, New York. 
 
1999
Rush Arts Gallery. New York, New York. 
 
2000
Schoonmaker, Trevor, curator.  "The Magic City," Brent Sikkema Gallery. New York, New York. July 20-August 18, 2000. 
 
2001
"Fusion," MoCada. New York, New York. 
 
"Challenge," Skylight Gallery. New York, New York. September 8-October 20, 2001. 
 
"Out of the Box," Queens Museum. New York, New York. 
 
"Group Show," River Bank Gallery. New York, New York. 
 
2002
"Scratch," Arena Gallery. New York, New York. 
 
"Brooklyn in Paris," Gallery Chez Valentin. Paris, France. 
 
Dees, Janet, curator.  "Model Citizens," Roger Smith Gallery. New York, New York. June 19-July 27, 2002. 
 
Ortiz, Wanda, curator.  "Our Culture In A Jar," Longwood Arts Project. New York, New York. April 13-May 25, 2002. 
 
Kim, Christine, curator.  "Africaine," Studio Museum in Harlem. New York, New York. January 23-March 31, 2002. 
 
2003
Perez, Chris, curator.  "We Are Electric," Deitch Projects. New York, New York. November 8-December 20, 2003. 
 
Cameron, Dan, curator.  "New Art Wave," Brooklyn Academy of Music. Brooklyn, New York. 
 
"Art Basel Miami Beach, with Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects," Miami, Florida. December 4-7, 2003. 
 
"Wangechi Mutu & Carl Scholz," Momenta Art. Brooklyn, New York. May 2-June 2, 2003. 
 
Museum Calouste Gulbenkian. Lisboa, Portugal. 
 
Dubrow, Norman, curator.  "Dubrow International," Krevits/Wehby. New York, New York. March 21-April 26, 2003. 
 
Museum of the African Diaspora. San Francisco, California. 
 
Olujimi, Kambui, curator.  "Off the Record," Skylight Gallery. Brooklyn, New York. March 22-May 24, 2003. 
 
Ganesh, Chitra, curator.  "The Broken Mirror," Leroy Neiman Gallery at Columbia University. New York, New York. March 24-April 5, 2003. 
 
"An American Legacy: Art From the Studio Museum in Harlem," Parrish Art Museum. Southampton, New York. March 23-June 1, 2003. 
 
"Armory Art Fair: with Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects," New York, New York. 
 
"Creatures," Jamaica Center for the Arts and Learning. Queens, New York. 
 
Ricardo, Renee, curator.  "7 Walls, 8 Views," Arena Gallery. New York, New York. January 7-February 8, 2003. 
 
Cameron, Dan, curator.  "NextNext Visual Art," Brooklyn Academy of Music. Brooklyn, New York. 
 
Schoonmaker, Trevor, curator.  "Black President: The Art and Legacy of Fela Anikulapo-Kuti," The New Museum. New York, New York. July 1-September 28, 2003. 
The Contemporary Arts Center. Cincinnatti, Ohio.
The Yerba Buena Center for the Arts. San Francisco, California.
Barbican Centre. London, United Kingdom. 
 
2003-2004
Farrell, Laurie Ann, curator.  "Looking Both Ways: Art of the Contemporary African Diaspora," Museum for African Art. Long Island City, New York. October 23, 2003-March 1, 2004. 
 
2004
"Gwangju Biennial," Gwangju, South Korea. September 8-November 11, 2004. 
 
Sirmans, Franklin, curator.  "Color Theory," Vitamin Arte Contemporanea. Torino, Italy. September 23-November 11, 2004. 
 
Kim, Christine, curator.  "Figuratively: Dave McKenzie, Wangechi Mutu, and William Villalongo," Studio Museum in Harlem. New York, New York. July 15-September 25, 2004. 
 
Arbizo, Agusto, curator.  "She's Come Undone," Artemis Greenberg Van Doren Gallery. New York, New York. June 3-July 16, 2004. 
 
Loughrey, Peter & Tom Chip,  "Gio Ponti: Furnished Settings and Figuration," ACME. Los Angeles, California. March 27-May 1, 2004. 
 
Mosaka, Tumelo & Charlotta Kotik,  "Open House: Working in Brooklyn," Brooklyn Museum of Art. Brooklyn, New York. April 15-August 16, 2004. 
 
Watson, Simon, curator.  "It's about memory," Rhona Hoffman Gallery. Chicago, Illinois. March 25-April 23, 2004. 
 
"Dessins et des autres," Anne de Villepoix Gallery. Paris, France. January 22-February 28, 2004. 
 
"New," Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects. Culver City, California. January 10-February 14, 2004. 
 
Perez, Chris, curator.  "Color Wheel Oblivion," Marella Arte Contemporanea. Milan, Italy. October 27-December 11, 2004. 
 
Pagel, David, curator.  "The Raw and the Cooked," Claremont University. Claremont, California. 
 
2004-2005
"Untitled: Pin-Up: Contemporary Collage and Drawing," Tate Modern. London, United Kingdom. December 4, 2004-January 30, 2005. 
 
"Fight or Flight: Kristin Baker, Amy Gartrell, Rico Gatson, Wangechi Mutu, Marc Swanson, and Ivan Witenstein," Whitney Museum of American Art at Altria. New York, New York. November 4, 2004-February 18, 2005. 
 
Molon, Dominic, curator.  "I Feel Mysterious Today," Palm Beach Institute of Contemporary Art. Palm Beach, Florida. November 20, 2004-March 17, 2005. 
 
Platt, Ron, curator.  "Art on Paper," Weatherspoon Museum. Greensboro, North Carolina. November 14, 2004-January 23, 2005. 
 
2004-2006
Njami, Simon & Jean Hubert Martin,  "Africa Remix," Kunstpalast Duesseldorf, Germany. July 24-November 7, 2004. 
Centre Pompidou. Paris, France; Hayward Gallery. London, United Kingdom. 
 
2005
"After Cézanne," Museum of Contemporary Art Los Angeles. Los Angeles, California. 
 
"Matisse and Beyond: The Painting and Sculpture Collections," San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. San Francisco, California. 
 
"CUT," Susanne Vielmetter LA Projects. Culver City, California. October 15-December 3, 2005. 
 
"African Queen," The Studio Museum in Harlem. New York, New York. January 26-March 27, 2005. 
 
"The White Rose," Brent Sikkema Gallery. New York, New York. April 22-May 21, 2005. 
 
"Figures of Thinking: Convergences in Contemporary Cultures," Richard A. Peeler Art Center. DePauw University, Indiana. September 14-December 4, 2005. 
Traveling to the McDonough Museum of Art. Youngstown State University, Ohio; Joel and Lila Harnett Museum of Art. University of Richmond, Virginia. 
 
"Girls on Film," Zwirner and Wirth. New York, New York. July 7-September 2, 2005. 
 
"Greater New York 2005," PS1. Long Island City, New York. March 13-September 26, 2005. 
 
"Rewind/Re-Cast/Review, Works by Lalla Essaydi, Mansoora Hassan and Wangechi Mutu with an accompanying sound installation by DJ Rekha," Berrie Arts Center. Ramapo College Galleries, New Jersey. 
 
Wallis, Brian & Coco Fusco,  "Only Skin Deep Changing Visions of the American Self," International Center of Photography. New York, New York. 
Traveled to San Diego Museum of Art. San Diego, California; Museum of Photographic Arts. San Diego, California. 
 
Gaines, Malik, curator.  "Follow Me: A Fantasy, Arena 1," Santa Monica, California. 
 
2005-2006
"Linkages & Themes in the African Diaspora: Selections from the Eileen Harris Norton and Peter Norton Art Collections," Museum of the African Diaspora. San Francisco, California. December 1, 2005- March 12, 2006. 
 
Kantor, Jordan, curator.  "Drawing from The Modern, 1975-2005," Museum of Modern Art. New York, New York. September 14, 2005-January 9, 2006. 
 
2006
"The New Collage," Pavel Zoubok Gallery. New York, New York. June 1-August 12, 2006. 
 
"Distant Relatives/Relative Distance," The Michael Stevenson Gallery. Cape Town, Africa. June 7-August 5, 2006. 
 
"Land Mine," The Aldrich Museum. Ridgefield, Connecticut. May 20-October 1, 2006. 
 
Daderko, Dan, curator.  "If a cat gives birth to kittens in an oven, are they kittens or biscuits?," Roebling Hall. Brooklyn, New York. April 29-May 28, 2006. 
 
"Having New Eyes," Aspen Art Museum. Aspen, Colorado. February 7-April 17, 2006. 
 
Bonami, Francesco & Sarah Cosulich Canarutto,  "Infinite Painting-Contemporary Painting and Global Realism," Villa Manin Centre for Contemporary Art. Passariano, Italy. 
 
"The "F" Word: Female Vocals," Warhol Museum. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. May 27-September 3, 2006. 
 
2006-2007
Cameron, Dan, curator.  "New York Interrupted," PMK Gallery. Beijing, China. November 18, 2006-February 20, 2007. 
 
Enwezor, Okwui, curator.  "2nd Biennial Contemporary Art in Seville," The Unhomely: Phantom Scenes in a Global Society. Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporaneo. Seville, Spain. October 26, 2006-August 1, 2007. 
 
Elms, Anthony & Dr. Huey Copeland,  "Interstellar Low Ways-Sun Ra," Hyde Park Art Center. Chicago, Illinois. October 15, 2006-January 14, 2007. 
 
"Heroines," Gallery Met. New York, New York. September 22, 2006-May, 2007. 
 
Ottmann, Klaus, curator.  "Still Points in the Turning World: SITE Santa Fe's Sixth Annual Biennial," Santa Fe, New Mexico. July 9, 2006-January 7, 2007. 
 
2006-2008
"USA TODAY: New American Art from The Saatchi Gallery," Royal Academy of the Arts. London, United Kingdom. October 6-November 4, 2006. 
The State Hermitage Museum. St. Petersburg, Russia. October 24, 2007-January 13, 2008 . 
 
2007
Nochlin, Linda, curator.  "Global Feminisms," Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art, Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, New York. March 23-July 1, 2007. 
Traveled to Davis Museum and Cultural Center. Wellesley College. Wellesley, Massachusetts, September 12-December 9, 2007. 
 
"Triumph of Painting," The Saatchi Gallery, London, United Kingdom. 
 
"Body Politic," Branch Gallery. Durham, North Carolina. November 8-December 22, 2007. 
 
"Taking Aim: Selections from the Elliot L. Perry Collection," Clough-Hanson Gallery, Rhodes College. Memphis, Tennessee. September 7-October 11, 2007. 
 
2007-2008
Deitch, Jeffrey, curator.  "Fractured Figure: Works from the Dakis Joannou Collection," DESTE Foundation for Contemporary Art. Athens, Greece. September 5, 2007-July 31, 2008. 
 
2008
"Collage: The Unmonumental Picture," The New Museum. New York, New York. January 16-March 30, 2008. 
 
"Collector's Choice III: Audacity in Art," Orlando Museum of Art. Orlando, Florida. December 8-February 3, 2008. 
 
"Cinema Remixed and Reloaded: Black Women Artists and the Moving Image Since 1970, Part II," Spelman College Museum of Fine Art. Atlanta, Georgia. January 24-May 24, 2008. 
 
Linton, Meg, curator.  "In the Land of Retinal Delights: The Juxtapoz Factor," Laguna Art Museum. Laguna Beach, California. June 22-October 5, 2008. 
 
"U-Turn," Quadrennial for Contemporay Art Center. Copenhagen, Denmark. September 5-November 9, 2008. 
 
2008-2009
Cameron, Dan, curator.  "Mrs. Sarah's House," Off-site installation at Prospect.1 New Orleans. New Orleans, Lousiana. November 1, 2008-January 18, 2009. 
 
Cachia, Amanda, curator.  "Pandora's Box," Dunlop Art Gallery. Saskatchewan, Canada. May 16-July 20, 2008. 
Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery. Kitchener, Ontario, Canada.
Ottawa Art Gallery. Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.
Kamloops Art Gallery. Kamloops, British Columbia.
Winnipeg Art Gallery. Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. 
 
Sultan, Terry, David Pagel, and Colin Gardner, curator.  "Damaged Romanticism: A Mirror of Modern Emotion," Blaffer Gallery, The Art Museum of the University of Houston. Houston, Texas. September 13-November 15, 2008. 
Grey Art Gallery, New York University. New York, New York. January 13-April 4, 2009.
The Parrish Art Museum. Southampton, New York. February 8-April 12, 2009. 
 
"Eros: Love, Lust and Its Consequences," Richard L. Feigen & Co. New York, New York. October 30, 2008-January 9, 2009. 
 
Thompson, Barbara, curator.  "Black Womanhood: Images, Icons, and Ideologies of the African Body," Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College. Hanover, New Hampshire. April 1-August 10, 2008. 
Davis Museum and Cultural Center, Wellesley College. Wellesley, Massachusetts. September 17-December 10, 2008.
San Diego Museum of Art. San Diego, California. January 31-April 26, 2009 . 
 
"Body Memory," Princeton University Art Museum. Princeton, New Jersey. October 11, 2008-January 4, 2009. 
 
"30 Americans," The Rubell Collection. Miami, Florida. December 3, 2008-May 30, 2009. 
 
"Excerpt: Selections from the Jeanne Greenberg Rohatyn Collection," The Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Vassar College. Poughkeepsie, New York. September 26, 2008-January 4, 2009. 
 
2009
"Videostudio: Muted," Studio Museum in Harlem. New York, New York. February 13-March 15, 2009. 
 
Malherbe, Anne, curator.  "Sortilège," Fondation pour L'art Contemporain, Claudine et Jean-Marc Salomon. Château d'Arenthon, France. March 14-June 14, 2009. 
 
Finnerty-Pyne, Sinéad, curator.  "Under the Knife: an exhibition exploring the art of cutting," Armory Center for the Arts. Pasadena, California. March 22-May 10, 2009. 


"Collected. Propositions on the Permanent Collection," The Studio Museum Harlem. Harlem, New York. April 2-June 28, 2009.

"Wishful Thinkers," Milk Gallery Project. New York, New York. 
 
"Rebelle. Art and Feminism 1969-2009," Museum voor Moderne Kunst Arnhem. Arnhem, Nederland. May 30-August 23, 2009. 
 
"Performa 09," Performa Biennial. New York, New York. 
 
"Collected," Studio Museum in Harlem. New York, New York. April 2-June 28, 2009. 
 
2009-2010
Scala, Mark, curator.  "Paint Made Flesh," Frist Center for Visual Arts. Nashville, Tennessee. January 23-May 10, 2009. 
Phillips Collection. Washington, D.C. June 20-September 13, 2009.
Memorial Art Gallery. Rochester, New York. October 24, 2009-January 3, 2010. 
 
"The Third ICP Triennial of Photography and Video," the International Center of Photography. New York, New York. September 18, 2009-January 17, 2010. 
 
Hanru, Hou and Thierry Raspail, curator.  "The Spectacle of The Everyday," 10th Lyon Biennale of Contemporary Art. Lyon, France. September 16, 2009-January 3, 2010. 
 
"A Delicate Touch: Watercolors from the Permanent Collection," Studio Museum of Harlem. New York, New York. November 12, 2009-March 14, 2010. 
 
Schimmel, Paul, curator.  "Collection: MOCA's First Thirty Years (1980-Now)," Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA), Los Angeles, CA. November 15, 2009-July 12, 2010. 
 
2009-2011
Rosenberg, Randy Jayne, curator.  "Off the Beaten Path: Violence, Women and Art," (Art Works for Change). Stenersen Museum. Oslo, Norway. June 20-August 9, 2009. 
University Art Gallery. San Diego, California. October 22-December 12, 2009.
Centro Cultural Tijuana. Tijuana, Mexico. February 5-April 5, 2010.
Museo Universitario del Chopo. Mexico City, Mexico. October 13-November 17, 2010.
Chicago Cultural Center. Chicago, Illinois. January 22-April 13, 2011.
Global Health Odyssey Museum, Centers for Disease Control. Atlanta, Georgia. June 6-September 9, 2011. 
 
2010
"Afro Modern: Journeys through the Black Atlantic," Tate Modern Liverpool. Liverpool, United Kingdom. January 29-April 25, 2010. 
 
"Visceral Bodies," Vancouver Art Gallery. Vancouver, Canada. February 6-May 16, 2010. 
 
"Contemplating the Void: Interventions in the Guggenheim Museum," Guggenheim Museum. New York, New York. February 12-April 28, 2010. 
 
"Disquieted: Contemporary Voices from Out of the Shadows," Portland Art Museum. Portland, Oregon. february 20-May 16, 2010. 
 
"Until Now: Collecting the New 1960-2010," Minneapolis Institute of Arts. Minneapolis, Minnesota. April 16-August 1, 2010. 
 
Higgs, Matthew, curator.  "At Home/Not At Home: Works from the Collection of Martin and Rebecca Eisenberg," Hessel Museum of Art/Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College. Annandale-on-the-Hudson, New York. June 26-December 19, 2010. 
 
"The Secret Life of Trees," Galleria Monica de Cardenas. Zuoz, Switzerland. July 24-September 4, 2010. 
 
"Inaugural Group Exhibition," Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects. Culver City, California. 
 
"Disidentification," Goteborgs Konsthall. Goteborg, Sweden. July 2-October 31, 2010. 
 
"Faces," Galleria Monica de Cardenas. Milan, Italy. September 17-November 13, 2010. 
 
Andrieux, Amy, curator.  "Anarchy: In Search of a New World Order," Harlem Pop. New York, New York. December 4-December 19, 2010. 
 
2010-2011
Saro-Wiwa, Zina, curator.  "Sharon Stone in Abuja," Location One. New York, New York. November 5, 2010-January 22, 2011. 
 
Burgbacher-Krupka, Ingrid, curator.  "the hybrid fuels," Kunst + Projekte Sindelfingen e. V. Sindelfingen, Germany. November 14, 2010-January 16, 2011. 
 
2011
"Paper Cuts," Fullerton College Art Gallery. Fullerton, California. January 27-February 24, 2011. 
 
Brielmaier, Isolde, curator.  "Stargazers: Elizabeth Catlett in Conversation with 21 Contemporary Artists," Bronx Museum. Bronx, New York. January 27-May 30, 2011. 
 
"Seeing Is a Kind of Thinking: A Jim Nutt Companion," Museum of Contemporary Art. Chicago, Illinois. January 29-May 29, 2011. 
 
Zwingenberger, Jeanette, curator.  "Tous cannibales," La Maison Rouge, Paris, France. February 12-May 15, 2011. 
 
Scott, Dread, curator.  "On the Occasion of the Publication of BAsics: A Celebration of Revolution and the Vision of a New World," Harlem Stage. New York, New York. April 11, 2011. 
 
"The Luminous Interval," Guggenheim Bilbao. Bilbao, Spain. April 12-September 11, 2011. 


"Twisted Selves," University of California Riverside Museum of Photography. Riverside, California. May 7-August 27, 2011. 
 
"Alles Kannibalen? (All Cannibals?)," Me-Collector's Room. Berlin, Germany. May 29-August 21, 2011. 
 
Engman, Stacy, curator.  "Contemporary Magic: A Tarot Deck Project," Andy Warhol Museum. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. May 26-August 7, 2011. 


Hou, Hanru, curator. "The Power of Doubt," Museo Colecciones ICO. Madrid, Spain. June 1-September 11, 2011. 
 
"Taguchi Art Collection-Global New Art," Sompo Japan Museum of Art. Tokyo, Japan. July 12-August 31, 2011. 
 
2011-2012
"Forthcoming: 30 Americans," Corcoran Gallery of Art. Washington, D.C. October 1, 2011-February 12, 2012. 
 
2012
"Earth Matters: The Land as Material and Metaphor in the Arts of Africa," National Museum of African Art at the Smithsonian. Washington, D.C. 
 
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