Kara Walker

American (Stockton, California, 1969)

Daylights (after M.B.)

drawing | graphite and pastel on paper
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    Kara Walker, Daylights (after M.B.), 2011; graphite and pastel on paper, Left: 95.75 x 72 in. (243.2 x 182.9 cm); Right: 91.75 x 72 in. (233 x 182.9 cm); Collection SFMOMA, Accessions Committee Fund purchase; © Kara Walker

Left: 95.75 x 72 in. (243.2 x 182.9 cm); Right: 91.75 x 72 in. (233 x 182.9 cm)
Acquired 2012
Collection SFMOMA
Accessions Committee Fund purchase
© Kara Walker


storytelling, stereotypes, people, Africans, drums, drummers, weapons, dancers, dancing, punishments, motion, sketches, diptychs

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