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Kara Walker Secretly Filmed You Taking Selfies in Front of Her Sphinx

Artist Kara Walker’s Press Release Is an Incidental Masterpiece

You don’t have to see visit a museum to become enamored with esteemed painter Kara Walker. Her latest exhibit…

on the a with souleo shaft comic book

Blaxplotation Icon John Shaft Returns!

Shaft is making a comeback. Can ya dig it? The iconic character created by Ernest…

Kara Walker Secretly Filmed You Taking Selfies in Front of Her Sphinx

Kara Walker Recorded Visitors Viewing A Subtlety

Even if you missed seeing Kara Walker’s 75-foot-long nude mammy-sphinx in person at the Domino…

We Are Here:Black Women Claim Their Space at Kara Walker’s Controversial Sugar Sphinx Show

“We are here.”  That is what many visitors aimed to demonstrate during a meetup at…

The Scandalous Joy of Rihanna and Josephine Baker

When I saw Rihanna tweet an image of herself donning the head-to-toe, Swarovski-crystalled Adam Selman…

The Overwhelming Whiteness of Black Art

Black Art, White Patrons

Jamilah King writes on the “unsettling” experience of consuming racially charged Black art while surrounded…

Controversial sugar sculpture is world's largest "Aunt Jemima"

Kara Walker’s A Subtlety

A controversial new work from Kara Walker depicts a 75 foot Mammie made from sugar.…

Artist Kara Walker

Newark Library Displays Slave Having Sex With White Man

A library that covered up a drawing of a Black female slave having sex with…