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Kara Walker

Born, 1969 in Stockton, California

Kara Walker was one of eight artists included in the exhibition No Place (Like Home) held at the Walker Art CenterMinneapolis, Minnesota, March 9 - June 8 1997. The exhibition was curated by Richard Flood, Curatorial Assistant, Deepali Dewan, and Curatorial Intern, Eungie Joo. The other artists in the exhibition were Zarina BhimjiNick Deocampo, Willie Doherty, Kay Hassan, Kcho, Gary Simmons, and Meyer Vaisman.

Kara Walker contributed work to the major exhibition Black Womanhood: Images, Icons, and Ideologies of the African Body, which was curated by Barbara Thompson, curator of African, Oceanic, and Native American Collections at the Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College. The exhibition was originated by Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire and exhibited there April 1 - August 10, 2008 before touring to venues in Wellesley, Massachusetts and San Diego, California. Walker’s work was reproduced in the substantial catalogue accompanying the exhibition. 

The exhibition also featured contributions by the following artists: Maria Magdalena Campos-Pons, Renée Cox, Angéle Etoundi Essamba, Lalla Assia Essaydi, Emile Guebehi, Senzeni Marasela, Nandipha Mntambo, Zanele Muholi, Hassan Musa, Wangechi Mutu, Ingrid Mwangi/Robert Hutter - IngridMwangiRobertHutter Collective, Magdalene Odundo, Etiyé Dimma Poulsen, Alison Saar, Joyce J. Scott, Berni Searle, Fazal Sheikh, Malick Sidibé, Penny Siopsis, Maud Sulter, Sokari Douglas Camp, Carrie Mae Weems, and Carla Williams.

Related items

click to show details of In Black and White: Prints from Africa and the Diaspora

»  In Black and White: Prints from Africa and the Diaspora

Book relating to a publication, 2013

click to show details of Legacies: Contemporary Artists Reflect on Slavery

»  Legacies: Contemporary Artists Reflect on Slavery

Catalogue relating to an exhibition, 2006

click to show details of No Place (Like Home) catalogue

»  No Place (Like Home) catalogue

Catalogue relating to an exhibition, 1997

Related exhibitions

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»  Davis Museum and Cultural Center, Wellesley College

Wellesley, Massachusetts, United States of America

»  Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College

Hanover, New Hampshire, United States of America

»  New York Historical Society

New York, New York, USA, United States of America

»  San Diego Museum of Art

San Diego, California, United States of America

»  Tate Liverpool

Liverpool, United Kingdom