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Kara Walker

Born in Stockton, CA, 1969
Lives and works in New York, NY

Education

1991
B.F.A., Atlanta College of Art, Atlanta, GA

1994
M.F.A., Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2008
Kara Walker: The Black Road, Centro de Arte Contemporáneo de Málaga, Malaga, Spain

2007
Kara Walker: My Complement, My Enemy, My Oppressor, My Love, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN; traveled to Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris, France; Whitney Museum of American
Art, New York, NY; Armand Hammer Museum, University of California, Los Angeles, CA; Modern Art
Museum of Fort Worth, Fort Worth, TX [cat.]

2006
Kara Walker at the Met: After the Deluge, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY

2005
Song of the South, The Roy and Edna Disney / CalArts Theater, Los Angeles, CA

2004
Grub for Sharks: A Concession to the Negro Populace, Tate Liverpool, Liverpool, UK [cat.]
2002 Kara Walker, Slavery!, Slavery!, 25th Bienal de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil [cat.]

1997
May Be Found, By Myself, Missus K.E.B. Walker, Colored, The Renaissance Society at The University of
Chicago, Chicago, IL [cat.]

Selected Group Exhibitions

2008
Cinema Remixed & Reloaded: Black Women Artists and the Moving Image since 1970, Spelman College
Museum of Fine Art, Atlanta, GA; traveled to Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, TX [cat.]

2007
52nd Biennale di Venezia, Venice, Italy [cat.]

2006
Legacies: Contemporary Artists Reflect on Slavery, New York Historical Society, New York, NY [cat.]

2005
The World is a Stage: Stories Behind Pictures, Mori Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan

2004
Nous Venons en Paix…, Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal, Montreal, Canada [cat.]

2002
Drawing Now: Eight Propositions, The Museum of Modern Art in Queens, Queens, NY [cat.]

2001
Form Follows Fiction, Castello di Rivoli Museo d’Arte Contemporanea, Turin, Italy [cat.]

Selected Collections

Musée d’art moderne Grand-Duc Jean, Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Chicago, IL
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY
Tate Collection, London, UK
The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA

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