Kara Walker is active/lives in New York, California. Kara Walker is known for silhouette figures, racial themed work.
Biography Kara Walker
Known for black paper cutout silhouettes, Kara Walker also does wall
texts, and many of her images depict sex, bestiality, and sadism in
what is intended as anti-racist parody. She is part of a generation of
controversial African-American artists who deals with stereotypical
black images in a confrontational way.
One of her prints tilted A Means to an End: A Shadow Drama in Five Acts, was pulled from a
show in 1999 at the Detroit Institute of Arts because it was an
antebellum plantation scene that offended some of the African-American
In 2002, she was selected to represent the United States at the Sao Paulo Biennial, running from March 23 to June 2nd.
was born in Stockton, California where
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