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
Related Work in The New School Art Collection
Students Respond to the Art Work
In the News
“Artist Kara Walker – ‘I’m an Unreliable Narrator’ | Fons Americanus | Tate,” announcement and video by Sikkema Jenkins&Co. Gallery, November 2, 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.