Main Themes, Keywords 

African-American history, slavery, 19th century silhouette, craft, cut-outs, art and politics, identity politics, Culture Wars, feminism, installation art, sex, power and art, Black identity, The New School history, muralism, history of violence, micro aggressions, Black Lives Matter, social justice

Selected Readings

Kara Walker Elected Honorary Royal Academician at the Royal Academy of Art, London, UK, July 2019 

Raymond, Yasmil. “Maladies of Power: A Kara Walker Lexicon.” In Kara Walker: My Complement, My Enemy, My Oppressor, My Love, edited by Philippe Vergne, 347-370. Minneapolis: Walker Art Center, 2007.

Walker, Kara and Larry Walker. “Kara Walker talks with her father, artist Larry Walker, for BOMB’s Oral History Project.” BOMB Magazine, May 8, 2014. Accessed April 19, 2016. 

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