Autoportrait Day 289~ Kara Walker

A random survey of self-portraits created by women through the centuries

American contemporary artist, filmmaker, and educator
Kara Walker (born 1969)

1. Cut[1], 1998 / Cut paper / Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN

2. Miss Obedience[1], 2000 / Marquette for banner / Museum of Modern Art, NYC

3. Only I Can Solve This (the 2016 election)[2], 2016
Ink, watercolor, and graphite on paper / Private collection

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Born November 26~ Kara Walker

Kara Elizabeth Walker (born November 26, 1969) is a contemporary African-American artist known for her exploration of race, stereotypes, gender, and identity throughout American history.
Biography on Wikipedia:

Pack-Mules in the Mountains, from the portfolio Harper’s Pictorial History of the Civil War (Annotated) by Kara Walker
2005 / Offset lithograph and screenprint on paper / 53”x39” / Smithsonian American Art Museum, DC

Kara Walker on Artnet:

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