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Kara Walker

Kara Walker

Having emerged in the 1990s among a group of artists (Nicole Eisenman, Lisa Yuskavage, Ann Agee) unafraid of pressing historical styles to contemporary purpose, Walker understands the many ways the pa…


It risks oversimplification to read the recent group show “Encoded” as a rejoinder to the racially charged controversy around Kelley Walker’s fall retrospective at the Contemporary Art Museum St. Loui…