Tag Archives: Kara Walker


Reviews
Tim Portlock, Sunrise-the extended constructivists re-render, 2013, archival pigment print.
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‘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


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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


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The Civil War in Art, Then and Now

As several museums showcase works made at the time of the conflict, contemporary artists continue to reflect on its legacy Read More


Features
The Crystal Bridges Museum, designed by Moshe Safdie. Some of the pavilions seem to float on water diverted from a nearby stream.

American Art, Alice Walton’s Way

The Walmart heiress’s controversial museum opens with an inclusive and even quirky selection of American art that reveals an increasing focus on the present Read More


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The Great American (Male) Nude

Turning the tables on art-historical tradition, more women artists are depicting the naked male body. Read More


Profiles

Cut It Out!

Kara Walker’s cutout silhouettes of antebellum racial stereotypes are lewd, provocative—and beautiful. Kara Walker’s cutout silhouettes of antebellum racial stereotypes are lewd, provocative—and beautiful Read More