Iridium over Aleppo

Julie Mehretu, Ethiopian, born 1970



Ink and acrylic on linen

Overall: 108 × 144 in. (274.3 × 365.8 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Purchased through a gift from Evelyn A. and William B. Jaffe, Class of 1964H, by exchange

Courtesy of the artist and Marian Goodman Gallery, New York Photo Credit: Tom Powel Imaging © Julie Mehretu



Africa, Eastern Africa, Ethiopia


21st century

Object Name




On view

Exhibition History

Global Contemporary: A Focus on Africa; Dorothy and Churchill Lathrop Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 26-December 8, 2019.

Drawing Lines, Dorothy and Churchill P. Lathrop Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth, Hanover, New Hampshire, July 10, 2021– September 4, 2022.

Publication History

John R. Stomberg, The Hood Now: Art and Inquiry at Dartmouth, Hanover, New Hampshire: Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, 2019, p. 222, ill. plate no. 153.


Commissioned through Marian Goodman Gallery, New York, New York; sold to present collection, 2018.

Old Number

Inventory no. JM 1390.18; (21127)

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