Conversations on the Collection: Wangari Mathenge

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Journey into art on view with lectures, community conversations, panel discussions, and other talks from scholars and experts in the field.

New on view in Friedman Court, Wangari Mathenge’s Home Sweet Home (After Seurat, Manet and Pippin) is impossible to miss with its enormous scale and rich composition. Born in Nairobi, Kenya, and today based in Chicago, Mathenge is known for depicting the Black female experience in Africa and the United States. In this personal conversation, Mathenge shares more about her childhood in Kenya, time spent living and working in Sacramento, and how these experiences have influenced her artistic practice. 

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