The artist Julie Mehretu has been flying awfully close to the sun.
Soaring midair on a mobile platform inside an unused Harlem church, she has been working and reworking two towering paintings taking shape on opposite walls, a monumental commission for the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.
More art from Julie Mehretu Artnet
(See Epigraph, Damascus, 2016 –
Photogravure, sugar lift aquatint, spit bite aquatint, open bite)
Julie Mehretu painter from Ethiopia