A recent recipient of the highly prestigious MacArthur Foundation "Genius Grant," Julie Mehretu is an important American artist. With several major solo exhibitions in the last few years, including a traveling exhibition organized by the Detroit Institute of the Arts that debuts in fall 2007, Mehretu has captivated her audience with her ambitious large-scale wall installations that include a dizzying array of signs, symbols, and motifs worked into compositions that take as their point of departure architectural renderings ...

Julie Mehretu: The Drawings 2007, Rizzoli International Publications, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780847829804