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 Kara Walker  (1969 - )

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Lived/Active: New York/California      Known for: silhouette figures, racial themed work

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QUICK FACTS AND KEYWORDS for Kara Walker
Birth/Death Lived/Active Often Known For
1969 (Stockton, California)
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New York/California silhouette figures, racial themed work
Methods
* Collage and/or Decoupage
* Easel Painting
* Murals of Fresco, Mixed Media, Mosaic or Paint
* Printmaking, Graphic Arts, Graphic Design
* Sculpture, Sculptor
* Silhouettist

  
Media
* Acrylic Paint
* Colored Pencil
* Crayon
* Glass, Glass Design, Glass Art
* Gouache
* Ink
* Mixed-Media, Multi-Media
* Oil Paint
* Pen and Ink
* Steel, Stainless Steel
* Watercolor/Watercolour

  
Styles
* Abstraction, Abstract

  
Subjects
* Black, African Culture, Figure, Genre
* Genre, Human Activity
* Silhouettes, Silhouette Portraiture
* Social Commentary, Cultural Issues, Political Views

  
Geography/Places Lived and/or Worked
* Mexico and/or Central America

  
Schools
* Columbia University Art Department, Teacher
* Rhode Island School of Design, Student

  
Awards/Recognition
* John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation Fellowship

  
Chronology
* Late 20th Century After 1950

  
Some Collections
* Allan & Susan Marion Collection

  
Added Description
* Art Educator: School Teaching, Public Lectures, Workshops
* Figure Specialty
* Genre Specialty

  
Ethnicity
* Black, African-American

  
Exhibition of Museum
* Metropolitan Museum of Art
* Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

  
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