Kara Walker: Cut to the Quick

Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art 2200 Parks Avenue, Virginia Beach, VA

A leading artist of her generation, Kara Walker (b. 1969) works in a range of mediums, including prints, drawings, paintings, sculpture, film, and the large-scale silhouette cutouts for which she is perhaps most recognized. In Kara Walker: Cut to the Quick, her powerful and provocative images employ contradictions to critique the painful legacies of slavery, sexism, […]