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The Moth Girls of Wangechi Mutu

Kenyan-born artist Wangechi Mutu has been attracting attention since the 1990s for her depictions of black women, “tampered with and prey to strange bodily mutations.”   Moth Girls is an installation of hundreds of figures with leather wings and female legs, pinned on boards like insects. Wangechi Mutu, Detail, “Moth […]