4 Days to 30 Americans
With a cursory glance, Kara Walker’s black cut-paper silhouettes look like benign nineteenth-century antebellum scenes or Walt Disney cartoon characters from such classic pieces as the 1946 film Song of the South. A closer, probing investigation reveals the underlying terror surrounding race, gender, and sexual identity politics in America.
Learn more about the 30 Americans exhibition at http://arkansasartscenter.org/30-Americans.
Learn more about Walker at http://www.art21.org/artists/kara-walker.
photo: Sari Goodfriend, http://creativetime.org
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