Wangechi Mutu. Untitled from Eve. 2006

Wangechi Mutu Untitled from Eve 2006

  • MoMA, Floor 2, 209 The David Geffen Wing

Across centuries of art, few female figures have been depicted as often, or in such vastly different ways, as the biblical figure of Eve. Updating Eve for a networked present, this series of eight prints suggests the surreal results of an internet search for her name. By using a diversity of styles and digitally printed elements, Mutu reimagines female archetypes that range from ancient goddess figures to realistic female anatomy and otherworldly science fictional cyborgs.

Gallery label from 2020
Medium
Etching and aquatint with collage additions from a portfolio of five etchings (two with aquatint and collage additions, one with collage additions) and three aquatints (two with collage additions)
Dimensions
composition (irreg): 8 9/16 x 5 1/2" (21.7 x 14 cm); sheet: 10 7/16 x 7 7/8" (26.5 x 20 cm)
Publisher
Edition Jacob Samuel, Santa Monica
Printer
Edition Jacob Samuel, Santa Monica
Edition
20
Credit
Linda Barth Goldstein Fund
Object number
110.2007.5
Copyright
© 2020 Wangechi Mutu
Portfolio
Eve
Department
Drawings and Prints
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