The Met Acquires Commissioned Works by Wangechi Mutu

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The Met Acquires Commissioned Works by Wangechi Mutu

Wangechi Mutu (Kenyan, born 1972). The Seated I, 2019. Bronze, 80 3/4 x 31 3/4 x 37 1/4 in. (205.1 x 80.6 x 94.6 cm). Work of art © Wangechi Mutu. Courtesy of the Artist and Gladstone Gallery, New York and Brussels. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Purchase, Hazen Polsky Foundation Fund and Cynthia Hazen Polsky Gift, in celebration of the Museum's 150th Anniversary, 2020 The Metropolitan Museum of Art announced this week the acquisition of new works by Wangechi Mutu. Two sculptures, The Seated I (2019) and The Seated III (2019) have been acquired from Mutu's series of four bronze sculptures collectively titled The NewOnes