Black Artist, Kara Walker's Large Scale Silhouette Art Beautifully & Gruesomely Explores the Intersection of Race, Gender & Sexuality
If you haven't seen Kara Walker's large scale silhouette art, you are in for a treat. They tell gruesome stories and take up whole gallery walls that envelope the viewer. In this short video interview with her, she discusses how she had early, art success and offers advice for the next generation of artists. We also see her install her art for a show at Sikkema Jenkins & Co. Her powerful art explores the intersection race, gender and sexuality.
Should you be inspired by what you see, and decide to make your own large or small scale silhouette art, we have plenty of glorious black paper to get you going on your masterpieces. Place a curbside order for paper at this link.
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