Introduction
Kara Elizabeth Walker (born November 26, 1969) is an American contemporary painter, silhouettist, print-maker, installation artist, and film-maker who explores race, gender, sexuality, violence, and identity in her work. She is best known for her room-size tableaux of black cut-paper silhouettes. Walker lives in New York City and has taught extensively at Columbia University. She is serving a five-year term as Tepper Chair in Visual Arts at the Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers University. She was elected to the American Philosophical Society in 2018.
Wikidata
Q444277
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Introduction
Known for her nearly life-sized silhouettes of stereotypical slave narratives that explore race relations and its history through jolting yet whimsical pictorial means; included in the 1997 Whitney Biennial.
Nationalities
American, African American
Gender
Female
Roles
Artist, Book Artist, Installation Artist, Silhouette Artist, Painter
Names
Kara Elizabeth Walker, Kara Walker
Ulan
500123343
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