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Acclaimed US artist Kara Walker talks about finding her voice – and not exhibiting in Atlanta

Kara Walker: ‘There is a moment in life where one becomes black’

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Kara Walker, 38, makes black-paper silhouettes that at first glance might remind you of the antique portraits hanging in your grandmother’s living room. But look closer. You’ll see that Walker’s art is complicated by race, sex and the history of slavery in the plantation-era South.

Kara Walker: The Artist

Kara Walker is a contemporary African American artist and currently is a professor of visual arts in the MFA program at Columbia University. She is best known for her room-size tableaux of black cut-paper silhouettes.

The artist Kara Walker, known for her silhouettes invoking history, race and power, has created a mammoth art installation for a soon-to-be-demolished building in Brooklyn.

Kara Walker's art: shadows of slavery

Former Atlanta Resident & Artist, Kara Walker's racially charged art provokes strong feelings

Fannie Lou Hamer, in coat and scarf, helped establish Freedom Farm Cooperative in 1969 with the goal of providing food and some economic independence to local people.

Fannie Lou Hamer, in coat and scarf, helped establish Freedom Farm Cooperative in 1969 with the goal of providing food and some economic independence to local people.

Kara Walker ao lado de sua instalação, construída no interior da antiga fábrica da Domino Sugar, em Nova York. Walker, uma artista conhecida pelas silhuetas que invocam questões de história, raça e poder, criou uma enorme escultura em forma de esfinge coberta com açúcar — uma ode ao trabalho dos negros nas plantações de açúcar. (Abe Frajndlich/The New York Times)

‘A Subtlety, or the Marvelous Sugar Baby’ at the Domino Plant - Kara Walker

Kara Walker art objects | African American Artists: Collection Highlights

Kara Walker Freedom, a Fable: A Curious Interpretation of the Wit of a Negress in Troubled Times, 1997 Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection

Fifty years ago, they braved police dogs and fire hoses to march against segregation.

Fifty years ago, they braved police dogs and fire hoses to march against segregation.

Kara Walker, silhouette artist

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Kara Walker, artist - She is an amazing African-American artist, who communicates her perspective of the African-American experience.

Kara Walker is a New York based artist best known for her room-size tableaux of black cut-paper silhouettes. Description from pinterest.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

Kara Walker is a notorious artist from US that uses her black cut-paper to investigate America's racial and gender tensions swept under the rug.

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