Whitney Museum of American Art: Kara Walker: Mistress Demanded Swift and Dramatic Empathetic Reaction Which We Obliged Her
Kara Walker "Burn," 1998 Cut paper and adhesive on wall, 92 x 48 inches Collection of Jerry and Katherine Speyer
Kara Walker, Slavery Cut black paper with pencil, pressure-sensitive tape, metal fasteners, and string on paperboard
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.