kara walker


Kara Walker Showed Me the Horror of American Life

Kara Walker's art hurts—and that's a good thing.
Antwaun Sargent
Garage Magazine

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.
Liana Finck
Garage Magazine

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.
Carl Swanson
Mother's Day

On Being Kara Walker's Daughter

Octavia Bürgel writes about growing up with a noteworthy, Black, female, artist as her mother.
Octavia Bürgel
political art

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.
Beckett Mufson
text art

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.
Antwaun Sargent

A Century of Pulp Fiction Offers a Window into Black Identity

'Black Pulp!' features works created from 1912 to the present.
Antwaun Sargent
music video

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.
Nathaniel Ainley
lorraine o'grady

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.
Antwaun Sargent

And the Award for "Beyoncé's Favorite Artist" Goes to...

This is kind of a big deal.
TCP Staff

Celebrate Black History Month with the Google Cultural Institute

See 51 museums’ black history month exhibits without leaving your house.
Alyssa Buffenstein

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.
Beckett Mufson