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Kara Walker Has Opened Her Personal Archive, Showing Nearly 270 Drawings

Kara Walker Has Opened Her Personal Archive, Showing Nearly 270 Drawings

  GRAND SCALE narrative installations, figurative scenes produced as cut-paper silhouettes, brought early acclaim to Kara Walker more than 25 years ago. More recently, she has ventured into monumental public art. Her first foray was in 2014, when she created “A Subtlety,” her massive sphinx-like mammy figure, a sculpture covered entirely with sugar installed at...
All in the Family: Artist Larry Walker Debuts at His Daughter's Gallery

All in the Family: Artist Larry Walker Debuts at His Daughter’s Gallery

  NEW YORK, N.Y. — There’s a framed box on the wall outside Sikkema Jenkins that announces the gallery’s exhibitions. Currently, it says “Larry Walker.” The Georgia-born artist is in the sunset of his career and the solo show presents a selection of his works on paper and mixed media works on wood created over...
Kara Walker: Potential Book Covers for Missing Narratives

Kara Walker: Potential Book Covers for Missing Narratives

AN ARTIST WHOSE WORK garners as much praise for its visual dexterity as it does intellectual debate for its historic and cultural provocation, Kara Walker has moved on from images of slavery and the antebellum South to explore symbols of the New Negro era. The newly published “Kara Walker: Dust Jackets for the Niggerati” complements...