Kara Walker

Narratives of A Negress
Walker, Kara Elizabeth (Book - 2007)
Kara Walker

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"This collection of Walker's astonishing tableaux dramatizes black-white interactions via horrifically accurate imaginings of one-on-one encounters-encounters that, in their microcosms of exploitation and mutual dependency, seem to speak directly to current forms of black-white relations." -Publishers Weekly
Authors: Walker, Kara Elizabeth
Title: Kara Walker
narratives of a negress
Publisher: New York : Rizzoli ; Enfield, 2007
Characteristics: 205, [3] p. :,ill. ;,25 x 31 cm
Statement of Responsibility: edited by Ian Berry ... [et al.] ; essays by Darby English ... [et al.] ; writings by Kara Walker, selected by Ian Berry
Notes: Exhibition presented at the Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery at Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY, Jan. 18-June 2, 2003 and Williams College Museum of Art, Williamstown, MA, Aug. 30-Dec. 5, 2003
Originally published: Cambridge, Mass.: MIT, 2003
Alternate Title: Narratives of a negress
ISBN: 0847830195
Branch Call Number: 709.2 W181k 2007
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references
Subject Headings: Silhouettes United States Exhibitions Slavery in art Exhibitions Walker, Kara Elizabeth Exhibitions
Topical Term: Silhouettes
Slavery in art
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One of the youngest recipients of a MacArthur "Genius" grant, Kara Walker, an African American artist, is best known for her iconic, often life-size, black and white silhouetted figures, arranged in unsettling scenes on gallery walls.

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