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A giant sculpture of a nude black woman. The sculpture was created by Kara Walker and is titled, “A Subtlety, or the Marvelous Sugar Baby?”

Kara Walker is Tired of Being The Art World’s Token Black Girl

Artist Kara Walker is tired of being put up on a pedestal. As a successful African-American female artist, she’s often seen as a symbol of diversity. But she’s fed up with that role, especially since she never asked for it in the first place. Walker recently took to Instagram to voice her opinion in the […]

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kara walker a subtlety in Brooklyn

Kara Walker Addresses Responses to her Brooklyn Installation

Last summer, artist Kara Walker created an installation of epic proportions in her Brooklyn exhibition, “A Subtlety.” Presented by Creative Time, “A Subtlety” was created to honor people that have been historically exploited and marginalized; it was set, appropriately, in the Domino Sugar Factory in Williamsburg. Recently, Walker responded to the reactions “A Subtlety” received […]

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