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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In Tate Modern


Julie Mehretu (born 1970 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia) is a contemporary visual artist, best known for her densely layered abstract paintings and prints. She is best known for her large-scale paintings that take the abstract energy, topography, and sensibility of global urban landscapes as a source of inspiration.

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