Double Fuse

Wangechi Mutu, Kenyan, born 1972, Kenya, Eastern Africa, Africa

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2003

Ink and collage on mylar

Overall: 44 15/16 x 36 1/8 in. (114.1 x 91.8 cm)

Overall: 44 13/16 x 36 1/8 in. (113.8 x 91.8 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Purchased through the Charles F. Venrick 1936 Fund

MIS.2003.38

Geography/Culture

Africa, Eastern Africa, Kenya

Period

21st century

Object Name

Collage

Classification

Mixed Media

Not on view

Inscription

Panel 1 of 2: Signed and dated, in ink, lower right: Wangechi Mutu c[circled] 2003; Panel 2 0f 2: Signed and dated, in ink, lower right: c[circled] Wangechi Mutu 2003

Course History

SART 31, 72, Painting II, Painting III, Jennifer Caine, Fall 2013

SART 17, Collage: Bridging the Gap, Esme Thompson, Fall 2013

AAAS 11, Introduction to African Studies, Naaborko Sackeyfio, Spring 2013

SART 17, Collage, Esme Thompson, Fall 2012

Exhibition History

Wangechi Mutu, Musee D'Art Contemporain de Montreal, Quebec, Canada, February 2-April 22, 2012.

Undercover: Performing and Transforming Black Female Identities, Spelman College Museum of Fine Art, Atlanta, Georgia, September 10-December 5, 2009.

Black Womanhood: Images, Icons, and Ideologies of the African Body, William B. Jaffe and Evelyn A. Jaffe Hall Galleries, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, April 1-August 10, 2008; Davis Museum and Cultural Center, Wellesley College, Wellesley, Massachusetts, September 10-December 10, 2008; San Diego Museum of Art, San Diego, California, January 21-April 26, 2009.

Art and/as Violence, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Art History 2, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, December 12, 2006-March 11, 2007.

Deitch Projects, New York, New York, 2003.

Main Lobby, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, December 16, 2003-April 28, 2004.

Publication History

Brian P. Kennedy and Emily Shubert Burke, Modern and Contemporary Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2009 p.148, no.122.

Barbara Thompson, Black Womanhood: Images, Icons, and Ideologies of the African Body, Seattle: University of Washington Press [Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College], 2008, p. 326, plate 108.

Barbara Thompson, "The African Collection at the Hood Museum of Art," African Arts, Volume XXXVII, No. 2, Los Angeles: African Studies Center, University of California, 2004, ill. p. 32.

Provenance

Deitch Projects, New York; sold to present collection, 2003.

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