A Kenyan artist living in Brooklyn, New York, Wangechi Mutu is considered one of the most important contemporary African artists of recent years, and her work has achieved much global acclaim. A modern day feminist, Wangechi uses gender inequality, racism, over-consumption, environmental issues as subject matter in her art. She currently has an exhibit, Wangechi Mutu: A Fantastic Journey, at the Brooklyn Museum through March 9, 2014.