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Rebecca Carrol on The Next Coming of Kara Walker

'Kara Walker doesn’t simply make provocative art; she creates living, breathing visual narratives about race in America that are often ferociously violent and irrefutably poignant. For her new exhibit — "Sikkema Jenkins and Co. is Compelled to Present The Most Astounding and Important Painting Show of the Fall Art Show Viewing Season!" — Walker released an artist statement as a kind of disclaimer in which she said she was “tired of standing up” and of being the black woman artist du jour with all the answers to racism in America.
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