Julie Mehretu

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Fever graph (algorithm for serendipity), 2013
Graphite, ink and acrylic on canvas
96 x 120 in. (243.8 x 304.8 cm)
(14347)
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Heavier than air (picture form), 2012
Ink, graphite and acrylic on linen
36 x 48 x 2 in. (91.4 x 121.9 x 5.1 cm)
(14094)
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Insile, 2013
Ink and acrylic on linen
108 x 144 in. (274.3 x 365.8 cm)
(14350)
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Co-Evolution of the Futurhyth Machine (after Kodwo Eshun), 2013
Graphite, ink and acrylic on canvas
108 x 120 in. (274.3 x 304.8 cm)
(14349)
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Cairo, 2013
Ink and acrylic on canvas
120 x 288 in. (304.8 x 731.5 cm)
(14354)
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Untitled, 2012
Ink, graphite and acrylic on canvas

18 x 24 x 1 1/4 in. (45.7 x 61 x 3.2 cm)

(14087)
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Emergent Algorithm (Manara Circle, Palestine), 2012
Ink, graphite and acrylic on linen

59 1/4 x 88 5/8 x 2 in. (150.5 x 225.1 x 5.1 cm) 

(14096)
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Stelae 1 (Nu), 2016
Ink and acrylic on canvas
120 x 144 in. (304.8 x 365.8 cm)
(18450 )
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Stelae 3 (Bardu), 2016
Ink and acrylic on canvas
120 x 144 in. (304.8 x 365.8 cm)
(18448 )
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Stelae 2 (Voodoo), 2016
Ink and acrylic on canvas
120 x 144 in. (304.8 x 365.8 cm)
 
(18449)
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Stelae 4 (Hoodnyx), 2016
Ink and acrylic on canvas
120 x 144 in. (304.8 x 365.8 cm)  
(18447)
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Conjured Parts (head), Aleppo, 2016
Ink and acrylic on canvas
72 x 84 in. (182.9 x 213.4 cm)
(18443)
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Conjured Parts (tongues), 2015-2016
Ink and acrylic on canvas
96 x 120 in. (243.8 x 304.8 cm)
(18439)
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Conjured Parts (split face), 2016
Diptych; Ink and acrylic on canvas
52 x 68 7/8 in. (132.1 x 174.9 cm)  
 
(18654 )
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Conjured Parts (axon), Homs, 2016
Ink and acrylic on canvas
84 x 96 in. (213.4 x 243.8 cm) 
(18441 )
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Conjured Parts (Sekhmet), 2016
Ink and acrylic on canvas
96 x 120 in. (243.8 x 304.8 cm)  
 
(18446)
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Conjured Parts (eye), Ferguson, 2016
Ink and acrylic on canvas
84 x 96 in. (213.4 x 243.8 cm)  
(18440)
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Conjured Parts (heart), Aleppo, 2016
Ink and acrylic on canvas
72 x 84 in. (182.9 x 213.4 cm) 
(18444 )
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Conjured Parts, Syria, 2016
Ink and acrylic on canvas
60 x 120 1/4 in. (152.4 x 305.4 cm)
(18445)
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Untitled, 2016
Ink on paper
26 1/8 x 40 in. (66.4 x 101.6 cm)  
(18762)

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JULIE MEHRETU
(b. 1970, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Lives and works in New York City.)
 
RECENT SOLO SHOWS
2016
Julie Mehretu: Hoodnyx, Voodoo and Stelae, Marian Goodman Gallery, New York
Gebre Kristos Desta Center, Modern Art Museu, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

2014
Julie Mehretu, Myriads Only By Dark, Gemini G.E.L, at Joni Moisant Weyl, New York
The Mathematics of Droves, White Cube, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Julie Mehretu: Half a Shadow, Carlier I gebauer, Berlin
 
2013
Excavations: The Prints of Julie Mehretu, Baker University Center, Ohio University Art Gallery, Athens OH
Julie Mehretu: Liminal Squared, Marian Goodman Gallery, New York
Julie Mehretu: Liminal Squared, White Cube, London
Julie Mehretu: Mind Breath and Beat Drawings, Galerie Marian Goodman, Paris
 
2012
Excavations: The Prints of Julie Mehretu, The Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Vassar College, New York
 
2011
Excavations: The Prints of Julie Mehretu, Davison Art Center, Middletown
 
2010
Julie Mehretu: Notations After the Ring, The Arnold and Marie Schwartz Gallery Met, Metropolitan Opera House, Lincoln Center, New York
Julie Mehretu: Grey Area, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York
Excavations: The Prints of Julie Mehretu, Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, Ithaca
 
2009
Julie Mehretu: Grey Area, Deutsche Guggenheim Museum, Berlin; Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York


RECENT GROUP SHOWS
2017
Lines of Thought: Drawing from Michelangelo to Now, The Brynmor Jones Library Art Gallery, University of Hull; Ulster Museum, Belfast; New Mexico Museum of Art, Santa Fe; RISD Museum, Providence, Rhode Island
Serralves Museum of Contemporary Art, Porto, Portugal
Grey Matters, Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus, Ohio

2016
Encounters Beyond Borders: Contemporary Artists from the Horn of Africa, Kennedy Museum of Art, Ohio State University, Athens, OH
Come As You Are: Art of the 1990s, Blanton Museum of Art, University of Texas, Austin, TX
Julie Mehretu/Jessica Rankin, Museum Dhondt-Dhaenens, Belgium
L’Iris de Lucy, Musée départemental d’art contemporain de Rochechouart, France
Lines of thought: Drawing from Michelangelo to now, Poole Museum, Poole, England

2015
Come As You Are: Art of the 1990s, Montclair Art Museum, Montclair, New Jersey; Telfair Museums, Savannah, Georgia
Sharjah Biennial 12: the past, the present, the possible, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
Fusion: Art of the 21st Century, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, Virginia
Divine Comedy, National Museum of African Art at the Smithsonian, Washington, D.C.
Liberated Subjects: Present Tense, Foundation De 11 Lijnen, Oudenburg, Belgium
Drawing Now, Albertina Museum, Vienna, Austria
From Above, DiDonna Gallery, New York
The Serial Impulse, Gemini G.E.L. 50th Anniversary exhibition, National Gallery, Washington D.C.
 
2014
Cartagena Biennale, Cartagena, Colombia
Divine Comedy, Museum Fur Moderne Kunst Frankfurt, Germany; SCAD Museum of Art, Savannah, Georgia
Highpoint Editions, Ascent Capital Management, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Mind the Map, Punkt Ø, Oslo
Sweet Dew – Since 1980; Special Project for 20th Anniversary of Gwangju Biennale
Love Story – The Anne & Wolfgang Titze Collection, 21er House and Winter Palace, Vienna, Austria
The Bearden Project, The University Galleries at Texas State University, San Marcos, Texas
Variations: Conversations in and around Abstract Painting, LACMA, Los Angeles
Seeking New Genealogy – Art, Body, Performance, Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo
The Forever Now: Contemporary Painting in an Atemporal World, Museum of Modern Art, New York
Fusion: Art of the 21st Century, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA
 
2013
Turbulences II, Villa Empain, Boghossian Foundation, Brussels, Belgium
 
2012
Documenta (13), Kassel, Germany
The Painting Factory, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
 
2011
Inside the Painter’s Studio, Paine Gallery, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, MA
In Praise of Doubt, Punta della Dogana, Venice, Italy