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Kara Walker: Dust Jackets for the Niggerati

Kara Walker: Dust Jackets for the Niggerati

Kara Walker: Dust Jackets for the Niggerati( )
Artist: Walker, Kara
Text by: Als, Hilton
Hannaham, James
Stackhouse, Chistopher
ISBN:978-0-9826813-6-7
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:Gregory Miller & Company
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $45.00
Book Description:

African-American artist Kara Walker (born 1969) has been acclaimed internationally for her candid investigations of race, sexuality and violence through the lens of reconceived historical tropes. She had her first solo show at The Drawing Center in New York City in 1994 and, at the age of 28 in 1997, was one of the youngest people to receive a MacArthur Fellowship. This publication documents Dust Jackets for the Niggerati--and Supporting Dissertations, Drawings Submitted Ruefully by...
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Pages:144
Detailed Subjects: Art / American / General
Art / General
Art / Subjects & Themes / General
Art / American / African American
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):9.25 x 12.25 Inches
Author Biography
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Hilton Als is an American writer and theater critic born in New York City, New York in 1960. He began contributing pieces to The New Yorker magazine in 1989 and later worked as a staff writer and theater critic. He worked as a staff writer for The Village Voice, an Editor-at-large at Vibe and wrote articles for The Nation. He collaborated on film scripts for "Swoon" and "Looking for Langston." He edited the exhibition catalog for The Whitney Museum of American Art, "Black Male: Representations of Masculinity in Contemporary American Art," His first book, The Women, was published in 1996. His awards included, the New York Association of Black Journalists first prize in both Magazine Critique/Review and Magazine Arts and Entertainment. He was awarded a Guggenheim for Creative Writing in 2000 and the George Jean Nathan Award for Dramatic Criticism for 2002-03. He won the 2016 Windham-Campbell Literature Prize in nonfiction for White Girls (2013) and The Women (1996). The 2016 Lambda literary awards presented him The Trustee Award for Excellence in Literature

He has taught at Yale University, Wesleyan, and Smith College.

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