Work by Kara Walker, contemporary African American artist who explores race, gender, sexuality, violence and identity in her work. She is best known for her room-size tableaux of black cut-paper silhouettes, such as The Means to an End--A Shadow Drama in Five Acts.

Work by contemporary artist who explores race, gender, sexuality, violence and identity in her work. She is best known for her room-size tableaux of black cut-paper silhouettes.

Kara Walker. Exodus of Confederates from Atlanta, from the portfolio Harper’s Pictorial History of the Civil War (Annotated). 2005

Kara Walker - Exodus of Confederates from Atlanta from Harper's Pictorial History of the Civil War (Annotated)

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The support centers union for victims of sexual assault in Israel: Two Seconds to Spot Advertising Agency : Mccann Erckson, Tel Aviv, Israel Graphic Designer : Yan Fedoroff

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They will create their own Op Artwork by using markers, rulers, and geometric shapes. They will also learn about color contrast, and will choose colors that are either high or low contrast. (I might do take a chance to teach about complimentary colors)

Chuck Close inspired Project - Middle School/ High School Value lesson.  Will use student pet pic and add in cross hatching, stippling, diagonal and scribble techniques.

Chuck Close inspired Project - Middle School/ High School Value lesson. Will use student pet pic and add in cross hatching, stippling, diagonal and scribble techniques.

Kara Walker i think her work is quite surreal as the images she creates are real or believable

Activities: Kara Walker i think her work is quite surreal as the images she creates are real or believable

Kara Walker  LOVE her work...telling a story in an original way

Almost Political By Accident: Artist Kara Walker

Whitney Museum of American Art: Kara Walker: Mistress Demanded Swift and Dramatic Empathetic Reaction Which We Obliged Her

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