Julie Mehretu Prints

Explore the mesmerizing world of Julie Mehretu‘s limited edition prints, where intricate layers of abstract history and emotion intertwine in beautiful compositions. Her abstract prints, distinguished by their dynamic complexity and thought-provoking narratives, now available for sale, make a compelling and intellectually engaging addition to any art collection.

Julie Mehretu, born in Ethiopia in 1970, is a renowned contemporary artist known for her mesmerizing and intricate abstract compositions. Her artwork explores themes of globalization, urbanization, and the complex layers of human experience in the 21st century. Mehretu’s artistic process involves layering and intertwining various elements such as architectural drawings, maps, and diagrams. She combines these elements with bold gestural marks and vibrant colors to create dynamic and visually captivating artworks. The resulting compositions resemble densely populated cityscapes or chaotic networks of information. Her paintings, drawings and prints evoke a sense of movement and energy, inviting viewers to delve into the intricate web of lines, shapes, and forms. Despite their abstract nature, Julie Mehretu‘s artworks often carry references to real-world events and historical narratives, reflecting her interest in the intersections of personal and collective experiences. Through her art, Mehretu explores the complexity and interconnectedness of our contemporary world. Her abstract works are not only visually striking but also invite contemplation and reflection, encouraging viewers to question and examine the intricate layers of our social, cultural, and political landscapes. Julie Mehretu has exhibited extensively, including a travelling mid-career survey at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (2019), travelling to High Museum of Art, Atlanta, Georgia (2020); Whitney Museum of American Art, New York (2021); and Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota (2021).

Auction record: US$9.1m, Sotheby’s, 2023


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