The artist Kara Walker, known for her silhouettes invoking history, race and power, has created a mammoth art installation for a soon-to-be-demolished building in Brooklyn.

Kara Walker's art: shadows of slavery

Former Atlanta Resident & Artist, Kara Walker's racially charged art provokes strong feelings

In New Drawings, Kara Walker Traces American Histories of Christianity and Racism

Her tumultuous charcoal drawings enshrine an unresolved US narrative filled with racism, martyrdom, and political violence.

Kara Walker, (THREE SENTRIES) COTTON FED

Kara Walker Three Sentries Cotton Fed Contemporary She is best known for her room-size tableaux of black cut-paper silhouettes.

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