Untitled, 2009
Cut paper and collage on paper
38.5 x 31 inches
97.8 x 78.7 cm
Cover of My Negro Novella, 2010
Graphite and pastel on paper
88 x 72 inches
223.5 x 182.9 cm
Fall From Grace, Miss Pipi's Blue Tale, 2011
DVD Video (color, sound)
17 minutes
National Archives Microfilm Publication M999 Roll 34: Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen and Abandoned Lands: Six Miles from Springfield on the Franklin Road, 2009
DVD Video (color, sound)
Original music by Alicia Hall and Jason Moran
13 minutes, 22 seconds
10 Years Massacre (and its Retelling) #3, 2009
Mixed media, cut paper and acrylic on gessoed panel
From a set of 3 painting:
84 x 72 inches
213.4 x 182.9 cm
Thicket Parts 1 & 2, 2009
Cut paper
Part 1: 9.5 x 7 x 3.75 inches (24.1 x 17.8 x 9.5 cm)
Part 2: 9 x 3 x 7.75 inches (22.9 x 7.6 x 19.7 cm)
Mississippi Mud, 2007
Mixed media, cut paper, casein on gessoed panel
60 x 84 x 2 inches
152.4 x 213.4 x 5.1 cm
Bureau of Refugees: May 29 Richard Dick's wife beaten with a club by her employer.  Richard remonstrated - in the night was taken from his house and beaten with a buggy trace nearly to death by his employer and 2 others., 2007
Cut paper on paper
30.75 x 20.375 inches
78.1 x 51.8 cm
Somebody Call an Ambivalence, 2007
Paper collage, gouache on wood panel
24 x 17.125 x 1.25 inches
61 x 43.5 x 3.2 cm
Darkytown Rebellion, 2001
Cut paper & projection on wall
180 x 396 inches
457.2 x 1005.8 cm
Installation view:
American Primitive
Brent Sikkema Gallery, New York, 2001
Photo: Erma Estwick
Slavery! Slavery! Presenting a GRAND and LIFELIKE Panoramic Journey into Picturesque Southern Slavery or “Life at ‘Ol’ Virginny’s Hole’ (sketches from Plantation Life)” See the Peculiar Institution as never before! All cut from black paper by the able hand of Kara Elizabeth Walker, an Emancipated Negress and leader in her Cause[detail], 1997
Cut paper on wall
144 x 1,020 inches
365.8 x 2,590.8 cm
Installation view:
Kara Walker: My Complement, My Enemy, My Oppressor, My Love
Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, 2008
Photo: Joshua White
Gone, An Historical Romance of a Civil War as it Occurred between the Dusky Thighs of One Young Negress and Her Heart [detail], 1994
Cut paper (21 paper silhouettes) original and templates w/signed certificate
180 x 600 inches
396.2 x 1524 cm
Kara Walker
B.1969
Biography
New York-based artist Kara Walker is best known for her candid investigation of race, gender, sexuality, and violence through silhouetted figures that have appeared in numerous exhibitions worldwide.
 
Born in Stockton, California in 1969, Walker was raised in Atlanta, Georgia from the age of 13. She studied at the Atlanta College of Art (BFA, 1991) and the Rhode Island School of Design (MFA, 1994). She is the recipient of many awards, notably the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation Achievement Award in 1997 and the United States Artists Eileen Harris Norton Fellowship in 2008. In 2012, Walker became a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters. Her work can be found in numerous museums and public collections including The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York; The Museum of Modern Art, New York; The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; The Tate Gallery, London; the Museo Nazionale delle Arti del XXI Secolo (MAXXI), Rome; and Deutsche Bank, Frankfurt.
 
Walker’s major survey exhibition, Kara Walker: My Complement, My Enemy, My Oppressor, My Love, was organized by The Walker Art Center in Minneapolis where it premiered in February 2007 before traveling to ARC/ Musée d’Art moderne de la Ville de Paris; The Whitney Museum of American Art in New York; The Hammer Museum in Los Angeles; and the Museum of Modern Art in Fort Worth. Recent solo exhibitions have been presented the Art Institute of Chicago; Camden Arts Centre in London; and Metropolitan Arts Center (MAC) in Belfast.
 
In spring 2014, Walker’s first large scale public project, a monumental installation entitled A Subtlety: Or… the Marvelous Sugar Baby an Homage to the unpaid and overworked Artisans who have refined our Sweet tastes from the cane fields to the Kitchens of the New World on the Occasion of the demolition of the Domino Sugar Refining Plant, was on view at the abandoned Domino Sugar refinery in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Commissioned and presented by Creative Time, the project – a massive sugar covered sphinx-like sculpture – responded to and reflected on troubled history of sugar. 
Exhibitions
Kara Walker
Afterword
November 21, 2014 - January 17, 2015
Anohni, Jorge Queiroz, Kara Walker, Marc Handelman, Marlene McCarty
Works on Paper
September 2 - October 4, 2014
Kara Walker
The Nigger Huck Finn Pursues Happiness Beyond the Narrow Constraints of your Overdetermined Thesis on Freedom - Drawn and Quartered by Mister Kara Walkerberry, with Condolences to The Authors
April 12 - May 22, 2013
Publications
Kara Walker
Dust Jackets for the Niggerati
2013
Texts by Kara Walker, Hilton Als, James Hannaham, Christopher Stackhouse, Kevin Young Hardcover, 144 pages Published by Gregory R. Miller & Co.,
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Editions
Kara Walker
Resurrection Story Without Patrons
2017
Kara Walker
Resurrection Story with Patrons
2017
Kara Walker
Harper's Pictorial History of the Civil War (Annotated)
2005
Kara Walker
Testimony
2005