Julie Mehretu

born 1970

Julie Mehretu, ‘Mogamma, A Painting in Four Parts: Part 3’ 2012
Mogamma, A Painting in Four Parts: Part 3 2012
© Julie Mehretu. Courtesy of the artist and the Marian Goodman Gallery.
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Julie Mehretu (born 1970 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia) is a contemporary visual artist, well known for her multi-layered paintings of abstracted landscapes on a large scale. Her paintings, drawings, and prints depict the cumulative effects of urban sociopolitical changes through the landscape's alteration of architecture, topography, and iconography.

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