Synopses & Reviews
“This collection of Walker's astonishing tableaux dramatizes black-white interactions via horrifically accurate imaginings of one-on-one encounters-encounters that, in their microcosms of exploitation and mutual dependency, seem to speak directly to current forms of black-white relations.” -Publishers Weekly
A comprehensive, illustrated overview of the work of contemporary artist Kara Walker.
About the Author
Kara Walker was born in Stockton, California. She received an MFA from the Rhode Island School of Design in 1994. In 1997, she received the MacArthur Foundation Achievement Award. Her work has been exhibited at the Museum of Modern Art, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, the Solomon Guggenheim Museum, and the Whitney. She is currently on the faculty of the MFA program at Columbia University.