Kara Walker

American (Stockton, California, 1969)

Although she studied painting and printmaking at the Atlanta College of Art and the Rhode Island School of Design, Kara Walker is best known for her large-scale, cut-paper installations.

Her silhouettes are a direct reference to a popular art f


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