Kara Walker. She is best known for her room-size tableaux of black cut-paper silhouettes and the explorations of race, gender, sexuality, violence, and identity in her work.
Learned about her work in my Art Appreciation class.
oh man I had SUCH a tense conversation with a white woman at MOMA about Kara’s work that just ended in me yelling, “THINK ABOUT WHY THIS MAKES YOU UNCOMFORTABLE”. I mean, that was the best I could do with the situation