"Easy Dark," detail (2007)

"Easy Dark," detail, 2007
Ink and acrylic on canvas, 108 x 72 inches
Louisiana Museum of Modern Art Collection, Denmark
Photo by Steven Gerlich
© Julie Mehretu
Courtesy Marian Goodman Gallery

"They started with graphic marks that almost looked like glyphs and little symbols and quickly evolved into notation and then more of a gesture—miniature gestures that can mean different things in my mind and in the work depending on how they operate and lean."
-Julie Mehretu