Tag Archives: Kara Walker


News
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MoMA Reveals Recent Acquisitions: Josh Kline’s ‘Skittles,’ Harmony Korine’s ‘Spring Breakers,’ More

Over on MoMA’s website is a list of what the museum has acquired over the past fiscal year. While some of the major acquisitions have already been announced, like Richard Serra’s sculpture installation Equal (2015) and Kerry James Marshall’s painting Untitled (Club Scene), … Read More


Pictures at an Exhibition
Kara Walker, The Jubilant Martyrs of Obsolescence and Ruin, 2015. 
 
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‘Kara Walker: Go to Hell or Atlanta, Whichever Comes First’ at Victoria Miro, London

Pictures at an Exhibition presents images of one notable show every weekday Read More


Artists
Clifford Owens, Untitled, 2015, C-print. COURTESY INVISIBLE-EXPORTS

‘The Body Is Present in Its Absence’: Clifford Owens on His New Work at Invisible-Exports

In early September, Clifford Owens’s new show was being installed at the Lower East Side gallery Invisible-Exports, where Owens had just finished a residency. He had been at the gallery since August 1, making works on paper featuring Vaseline and … Read More


News The Talent

Kara Walker Named Tepper Chair of Rutgers University’s Mason Gross School of the Arts

Rutgers University’s Mason Gross School of the Arts announced today that Kara Walker has been appointed as the school’s Tepper Chair. Under her new title, Walker will create a positive research environment for the school’s students. She will start this … Read More


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Art Critics Association Gives 2014 Awards to Kara Walker, Ragnar Kjartansson, More

The American section of the International Association of Art Critics—AICA, as it’s more popularly known—has released the winners of its 2014 awards, which were selected by a popular vote of its 400 members from a roster of nominees that was released in February. (Disclosure: … Read More


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Kara Walker.


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Kara Walker Didn’t Like Toni Morrison’s New Book, ‘God Help The Child’

The New York Times solicited artist Kara Walker (creator of last year’s now-iconic Domino Sugar Factory sugar sphinx) to review Toni Morrison’s latest work of fiction, God Help The Child—in Walker’s words, “a brisk modern-day fairy tale with shades of … Read More


News
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Ryan Trecartin, Alec Soth, Frank Stella Included in Lineup for Anderson Ranch’s 2015 Summer Series

Aspen, Colorado’s renowned artist community Anderson Ranch has announced its lineup for its eight-week Featured Artists & Conversations Series, which brings together artists, critics, collectors, and curators together to participate in panel discussions, Q&As, and lectures.This year, participating artists include … Read More


Features
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Telling Stories in Three Dimensions: Installation Art Today

Once upon a time, storytelling was the most ambitious mission of painting. Panel by panel, Renaissance artists told the lives of Christ and the saints on the walls of churches. Michelangelo presented the sweeping drama of the Old and New … Read More


Reviews
Tim Portlock, Sunrise-the extended constructivists re-render, 2013, archival pigment print.
COURTESY INSTITUTE OF CONTEMPORARY ART.

‘Ruffneck Constructivists’ at Institute of Contemporary Art

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Profiles
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Stephanie and Tim Ingrassia: Tapping into Brooklyn’s Artistic Power

A couple collects dazzling works destined for their New York and Connecticut homes—and for the Brooklyn Museum Read More


Profiles
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Rodney Miller: Bringing the Curators to His Own Living Room

African American and African diasporic art fills the Upper East Side townhouse of Studio Museum trustee Rodney Miller

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Books Reviews
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Kara Walker’s Porgy & Bess Libretto

The artist’s first lithographs depict the ill-fated lovers in the famous (and controversial) opera Read More


News Web Exclusive
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12 Trends Defining This Season’s Art-Museum Shows

Where to find the major retrospectives, provocative theme shows, and dazzling art-selfie destinations of the spring 2014 season Read More


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9 Art Shows to See After ‘12 Years a Slave’

Museum exhibitions confront amnesia, restore lost narratives, and consider the legacy of the Middle Passage Read More