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Inside the Market for Julie Mehretu’s Swirling Abstract Works

Inside the Market for Julie Mehretu’s Swirling Abstract Works

If you don't already know Julie Mehretu's work, then start with this article. I learned several new things about this remarkable artist from it. For example, did you know Mehretu graduated from RISD in 1997 with an MFA? —Mark

Julie Mehretu ’s large-scale, explosive abstract artworks are often imposing and introspective, registering the movements and rhythms of contemporary life in paintings, drawings, and prints. In her looming compositions, Mehretu documents current events, urban life, and sociopolitical climates, with elements of architectural drawing, maps, symbols, and mark-making comprising the […]

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