Kara Walker

American, b. 1969

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Bio

Kara Walker is known for creating black-and-white silhouette works that invoke themes of African American racial identity. Her subjects, often scenes of slavery, conflict or violence, are rendered in a style recalling traditional African …

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Career Highlights
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Solo show at a major institution
Whitney Museum of American Art, and 4 more
Group
Group show at a major institution
The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and 8 more
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Collected by a major institution
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and 2 more
Publication
Reviewed by a major art publication
Artforum, and 5 more
Fair
Included in a major biennial
Venice Biennale International Exhibition, and 7 more
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