Mammy’s Revenge: The Inescapability Of History In Kara Walker’s ‘A Subtlety’
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Mammy’s Revenge: The Inescapability Of History In Kara Walker’s ‘A Subtlety’

One of the most subversive public art installations I have ever seen, Walker’s radical artistic creation vibrates with history: the history of race and gender under slavery, the history of the sugar industry, the history of art and the history of New York City. Given the multitude of meanings, Walker’s A Subtlety is certainly anything but subtle. Continue reading