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"I don't think that my work is actually effectively dealing with history. I think of my work as subsumed by history or consumed by history."

American, 1968

Biography of Kara Walker

Kara Walker is a renowned American contemporary artist whose work explores the themes of race, gender, and power through the lens of history. Born in Stockton, California, in 1969, Walker was raised in Atlanta, Georgia, where she studied art at the Atlanta College of Art before completing her MFA at the Rhode Island School of Design.

Walker is best known for her large-scale, black-and-white silhouette installations, which depict scenes from the antebellum South and challenge traditional narratives of American history. Her artwork often features graphic depictions of slavery, violence, and sexual exploitation, creating a stark and haunting commentary on the legacy of slavery and racism in America.

Walker's artwork for sale often includes prints, drawings, and mixed media pieces, which have been exhibited in galleries and museums around the world. Her work has received critical acclaim for its bold and provocative nature, and she has been honored with numerous awards, including a MacArthur Fellowship, the United States Artists Fellowship, and a Smithsonian American Art Museum Contemporary Artist Award.

In addition to her art practice, Walker is also a respected educator and has taught at universities including Columbia University and Rutgers University. Her artwork for sale represents a powerful investment opportunity for collectors who appreciate the significance and impact of her work, which continues to challenge and inspire audiences around the world.

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