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Nasher Museum of Art: EXHIBITION: Wangechi Mutu: A Fantastic Journey

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( Thu., Mar. 21, 2013 - Sun., Jul. 21, 2013 )

Nasher Museum of Art, 2001 Campus Drive, Durham, NC 27705-1003


Wangechi Mutu’s first major solo museum exhibition, the most comprehensive and experimental show for this internationally-renowned multidisciplinary artist.


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Exhibition Preview and Artist Talk: 7 PM Wednesday, March 20. Meet Wangechi Mutu, whose first survey has been organized by the Nasher Museum. Reception with cash bar to follow.

First Thursday: 5:30 PM Thursday, April 4. 5:30 pm Cash bar, 6 PM The Nasher Museum's education department invites visitors of all ages to make collages inspired by "Wangechi Mutu: A Fantastic Journey".


First Thursday Gallery Talk with Kristine Stiles Thursday, May 2, 5:30 PM Join us on First Thursday for Gallery Talk on Wangechi Mutu: A Fantastic Journey with France Family Professor of Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Kristine Stiles. Stiles contributed an essay to the 160 page, full-color exhibition catalogue Wangechi Mutu: A Fantastic Journey. 
The Triptych Thursday, May 2, 7 PM A screening of The Triptych, a short-film series of bio pics that highlights the work of artists Sanford Biggers, Wangechi Mutu and Barron Claiborne (Dir. Terence Nance and Barron Claiborne, Dir. Photography Shawn Peters, 2012, 71mins). These films contrast the art, views and experiences of three artists who are contemporaries, luminaries and friends. 5:30 PM Cash Bar.


Adults $5; Seniors $4; Nasher Members, Children <15, and Duke Students, Faculty, and Staff Free

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  • Thursday, March 21, 2013 - Sunday, July 21, 2013