Gwendolyn DuBois Shaw Seeing the Unspeakable: The Art of Kara Walker (review)

@article{Murray2007GwendolynDS,
  title={Gwendolyn DuBois Shaw Seeing the Unspeakable: The Art of Kara Walker (review)},
  author={Derek Conrad Murray},
  journal={Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art},
  year={2007},
  volume={21},
  pages={130 - 131}
}
  • D. Murray
  • Published 2007
  • Art
  • Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art
Gwendolyn DuBois Shaw's Seeing the Unspeakable: The Art of Kara Walker is a timely collection of essays dedicated to disentangling the intricacies of Kara Walker's disturbing and evocative art works. Walker is widely known for her controversial installations composed of black-and-white cut-out silhouettes that depict highly charged, dreamlike portrayals of the antebellum plantation. Often violently sexual, the artist's imagery captures the psychological dimension of stereotypes and the… Expand
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