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Wangechi Mutu's Fantastic Journey: An Interview with Curator Trevor Schoonmaker   Pick-button-0f29c6c075c514ef3a12253f1d60018e
Wangechi Mutu at Museum of Contemporary Art - North Miami (MOCA NOMI) April 18th, 2014 - July 6th, 2014
Posted 6/16/14

This season, MOCA North Miami opened its doors to the touring exhibition of Wangechi Mutu’s first museum survey in the US. A Fantastic Journey, curated by Trevor Schoonmaker, Chief Curator and Patsy R. and Raymond D. Nasher Curator of Contemporary Art at the Nasher Museum of Art, features over fifty works across the artist's career from the 1990s to present. ArtSlant got a chance to sit down with Schoonmaker for the inside scoop on Mutu, the exhibition, and its impact on the contemporary art... [more]

Kids and cameras? Interview with an Artist, part 6, by Paul Shampine  
1/29/11 Posted 1/29/11

Republished by: Paul Shampine, After reading the most recent post, Kathryn Arnold, blog interviewee forwarded a Newsweek article regarding a significant decline in creativity scoring in the American youth, “Creative Crisis.”  While citing TV, video games and school curriculum as “culprits” for the new disturbing downward trend, my daughter of twelve years  Samantha, bringsanother possibilityto light.  I’m calling it the MacGyver Factor.  She feels that as we evol... [more]

More on Wangechi Mutu from the Deutsche Bank  
4/22/10 Posted 4/22/10

(Excerpt from "We categorize what we’re afraid of" by Matthew Evans, published in Deutsche Bank Art Mag , 2010.  Found on   In the spring of 2010, the Deutsche Guggenheim will introduce Wangechi Mutu in a one-person exhibition. The Kenyan-born artist has just been named Deutsche Bank's “Artist of the Year”. Her hyper-aesthetic collages oscillate between beauty and horror; they quickly made her one of the most interesting figures on the... [more]

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