Kara Walker Showed Me the Horror of American Life
Kara Walker's art hurts—and that's a good thing.
Our Cartoonist Went to Chelsea and All We Got Were these Brilliant Cartoons
Last Thursday was back-to-school night for the New York art world. Liana Finck braved the amped-up crowds and calescent galleries to catch up with an assembly of old stagers and gussied-up new kids.
Sugar and Spice
Carl Swanson takes a trip to the Greek island of Hydra, winding up in a former slaughterhouse for a bittersweet encounter with Kara Walker’s glad hand.
On Being Kara Walker's Daughter
Octavia Bürgel writes about growing up with a noteworthy, Black, female, artist as her mother.
Sugar Sphinx Artist Kara Walker to Return with Two Huge New Public Works
Kara Walker talks solving politics in art, fighting her celebrity status, and upcoming work in the latest issue of New York Magazine.
Kara Walker, Juliana Huxtable, and More Challenge False White Recordings of Black History
'Excerpt' at The Studio Museum in Harlem shows black artists rewriting their identities.
A Century of Pulp Fiction Offers a Window into Black Identity
'Black Pulp!' features works created from 1912 to the present.
Santigold Taps Kara Walker for a Silhouette-ified Music Video
Santigold and Kara Walker play with shadow puppets in the recording artist’s latest music video directed by Ari Marcopoulos.
29 Artists Explore Abstractions of the Color Black
'Blackness in Abstraction,' an ongoing show at Pace Gallery, traces the use of the hue in contemporary art.
And the Award for "Beyoncé's Favorite Artist" Goes to...
This is kind of a big deal.
Celebrate Black History Month with the Google Cultural Institute
See 51 museums’ black history month exhibits without leaving your house.
Thanksgiving Dinner Recipes? Try Food Art by Klimt, Keith Haring, & More
Damien Hirst turkeys have us coming back for seconds in Hannah Rothstein's 'Thanksgiving Special' series.