DAC Collection Artist Information
Kara Elizabeth Walker
American book artist, painter, and installation artist
Brief biography, in most instances from the Union List of Artist Names® Online:
Known for her nearly life-sized silhouettes of stereotypical slave narratives that explore race relations and its history through jolting yet whimsical pictorial means; included in the 1997 Whitney Biennial.
Artist ID number in the Union List of Artist Names®: ULAN 500123343.
The ULAN link above leads to a cataloging authority record at the Getty Research Institute.
Objects related to Kara Elizabeth Walker:
|Kara Elizabeth Walker||Untitled (John Brown), 1996-1997||Etching and aquatint on chine collé mulberry paper on Rives BFK paper|
|Kara Elizabeth Walker||Vanishing Act, 1996-1997||Etching and spit-bite aquatint on chine collé mulberry paper on Rives BFK paper|
|Kara Elizabeth Walker||Freedom, a Fable: A Curious Interpretation of the Wit of a Negress in Troubled Times, 1997||Paper cut-out multiples in a pop-up silhouette book in leather binding; pop-ups created by laser cutting on black and white wove paper|
|Kara Elizabeth Walker||Boo Hoo, 2000||Linocut|
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