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ID: 500123343
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500123343

 
Record Type: Person
Walker, Kara Elizabeth (American book artist, painter, and installation artist, born 1969)

Note: Known for her nearly life-sized silhouettes of stereotypical slave narratives that explore race relations and its history through jolting yet whimsical pictorial means; included in the 1997 Whitney Biennial.

Names:
Walker, Kara Elizabeth (preferred,V,index)
Kara Elizabeth Walker (V,display,LC)
Walker, Kara (V)
Kara Walker (V)

Nationalities:
American (preferred)
African American

Roles:
artist (preferred)
book artist
painter
installation artist
silhouette artist
printmaker
filmmaker

Gender: female

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Stockton (San Joaquin county, California, United States) (inhabited place)

Events:
active:   Providence (Providence county, Rhode Island, United States) (inhabited place)

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Walker, Kara Elizabeth (I)

Biographies:
(American book artist, painter, and installation artist, born 1969) ..... [VP Preferred]
(American artist, born 1969) ..... [WL-Courtauld]
(American silhouettist) ..... [Grove Art]
(artist) ..... [GRL]
(artist, active 20th century) ..... [GRISC]
(American artist, born 1969) ..... [MoMA]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
Kara Elizabeth Walker ........ [GRISC, GRL, VP]
...........................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
...........................................  Harald Szeemann papers, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2011-)
Kara Walker ........ [MoMA Preferred, VP, WL-Courtauld]
........................  Artists, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) New York (2000-)
........................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Walker, Kara ........ [Grove Art Preferred, VP, WL-Courtauld Preferred]
..........................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
..........................  Whitney Biennial Exhibition (1997) 191
..........................  Witt Library, Authority files
Walker, Kara Elizabeth ........ [GRISC Preferred, GRL Preferred, MoMA, VP Preferred]
.............................................  Artists, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) New York (2000-)
.............................................  GRI Special Collections [online] (2005-) accessed 8 June 2005
.............................................  Harald Szeemann papers, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2011-)
.............................................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 98033590
.............................................  Walker, Freedom: A Fable (1997)

Subject: ........ [Gallery Systems, GRISC, GRL, Grove Art, MoMA, VP, WL-Courtauld]
....................  Carnegie International 1999/2000 (1999)
....................  Gallery Systems (2000-) LOC ID: n98033590
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  GRI Special Collections [online] (2005-) accessed 8 June 2005
....................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
....................  Harald Szeemann papers, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2011-)
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) LOC ID: n98033590
....................  Walker, Freedom: A Fable (1997)
....................  Whitney Biennial Exhibition (1997) 191
....................  Witt Library, Authority files
 
Note:
English .......... [WL-Courtauld]
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