Kara Walker

A young black woman with short hairs wears a plaid wraparound dress and stands in front of an art installation consisting of a white wall with black cutout characters transposed against it.

Tate Modern Commissions New Work From Kara Walker

Britain will soon get a taste of the African-American artist’s powerful and provocative vision.

Colorlines' Greatest Hits of 2014

In the run-up to 2015, some of our writers and editors reflected on our favorite Colorlines stories to write and read in 2014.

Yes, There's a 'Selfie Generator' for Kara Walker's Sugar Exhibit

Let’s see how many people actually get the joke.

Kara Walker's Sugar Sphinx Evokes Call From Black Women: 'We Are Here.'

A collective led by black women wants to bring people of color into the artist’s dialogue.

Kara Walker's Sugar Exhibit May be the Only Place in New York City Without Rats

The secret may be a health hazard.

The Overwhelming Whiteness of Black Art

More and more institutions are featuring the work of black artists. When will the audiences reflect it?

Watch Kara Walker Talk Live About Her Epic Sugar Sculpture

She’ll be in conversation with Radiolab’s Jad Abumrad at the New York Public Library.

Kara Walker, Edwidge Danticat Explore the Human Price of Sugar

Walker’s new exhibition opens this weekend in Brooklyn.