Born in Stockton, CA, 1969
Lives and works in New York, NY

From a cursory glance, Kara Walker’s black cut-paper silhouettes look like benign 19th-century antebellum scenes or Walt Disney cartoon characters from such classic pieces as the 1946 film, Song of the South. A closer probing investigation reveals the underlying terror surrounding race, gender, and sexual identity politics in America. 

Biographical information courtesy of: Corcoran Gallery of Art and Rubell Family Collection

Saturday, February 8, 2014 to Sunday, June 15, 2014