Last October, M.I.A. released a self-titled book documenting her beginnings as a fine artist before deciding to pursue music. She studied film-making at the Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design, lived in a house of artists in West London, and was on her way to fame in the art world. While some already know that she designs her own album covers and a lot of her own clothing, she's done much more to innovate within the mediums of photography, graphic design, film, and animation than most realize. 

And that's where we come in. It was hard to pick only 10 out of M.I.A.'s many art moments, but we did. Enjoy.

M.I.A.'s Top 10 Art Moments

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