Emancipating the Past: Kara Walker’s Tale of Slavery and Power

Emancipating the Past:

Kara Walker’s Tale of Slavery and Power

© Kara Walker, 2015

 

African/American, edition 22/40, 1998
44 x 62"
linocut

An Unpeopled Land in Uncharted Waters: Beacon, edition 19/30, 2010
27" x 11"
etching with aquatint, sugar-lift, spit-bite and dry-point

An Unpeopled Land in Uncharted Waters: Buoy, edition 19/30, 2010
27" x 35.5"
etching with aquatint, sugar-lift, spit-bite and dry-point

An Unpeopled Land in Uncharted Waters: Dread, edition 19/30, 2010
27" x 15"
etching with aquatint, sugar-lift, spit-bite and dry-point

An Unpeopled Land in Unchartered Waters: No World, edition 19/30, 2010
27" x 39"
etching with aquatint, sugar-lift, spit-bite and dry-point

An Unpeopled Land in Uncharted Waters: Savant, edition 19/30, 2010
27" x 17"
etching with aquatint, sugar-lift, spit-bite and dry-point

An Unpeopled Land in Uncharted Waters: The Secret Sharerer, edition 19/30, 2010
27" x 27"
etching with aquatint, sugar-lift, spit-bite and dry-point

Burning African Village Play Set with Big House and Lynching, edition 4/20, 2006
sizes vary, height approx. 15", table: 38.25" x 90" x 24" without cover
painted laser cut steel

Harper's Pictorial History of the Civil War (Annotated): An Army Train, edition 21/35, 2005
39" x 53"
offset lithography and screenprint

Harper's Pictorial History of the Civil War (Annotated): Bank's Army Leaving Simmsport, edition 21/35, 2005
39" x 53"
offset lithography and screenprint

Harper's Pictorial History of the Civil War (Annotated): Buzzard's Roost Pass, edition 21/35, 2005
53" x 39"
offset lithography and screenprint

Harper's Pictorial History of the Civil War (Annotated): Confederate Prisoners Being Conducted from Jonesborough, edition 21/35, 2005
39" x 53"
offset lithography

Harper's Pictorial History of the Civil War (Annotated): Crest of Pine Mountain, Where General Polk Fell, edition 21/35, 2005
39" x 53"
offset lithography and screenprint

Harper's Pictorial History of the Civil War (Annotated): Deadbrook after the Battle of Ezra's Church, edition 21/35, 2005
39" x 53"
offset lithography and screenprint

Harper's Pictorial History of the Civil War (Annotated): Foote's Gun-Boats Ascending to Attack Fort Henry, edition 21/35, 2005
39" x 53"
offset lithography and screenprint

Harper's Pictorial History of the Civil War (Annotated): Lost Mountain Sunrise, edition 21/35, 2005
39" x 53"
offset lithography and screenprint

Harper's Pictorial History of the Civil War (Annotated): Occupation of Alexandria, edition 21/35, 2005
39" x 53"
offset lithography and screenprint

Harper's Pictorial History of the Civil War (Annotated): Pack-Mules in the Mountains, edition 21/35, 2005
53" x 39"
offset lithography and screenprint

Harper's Pictorial History of the Civil War (Annotated): Scene of McPherson's Death, edition 21/35, 2005
53" x 39"
offset lithography and screenprint

Harper's Pictorial History of the Civil War (Annotated): Signal Station, Summit of Maryland Heights, edition 21/35, 2005
53" x 39"
offset lithography and screenprint

I'll Be A Monkey's Uncle, edition 24/25, 1996
39.5" x 35"
lithograph

Pastoral, edition 5/15, 1999
72"
wall painting in black

Testimony, edition 12/14, 2005
22.375" x 31"
photogravure

Testimony, edition 12/14 2005
22.375" x 31"
photogravure

Testimony, edition 12/14, 2005
22.375" x 31"
photogravure

Testimony, edition 12/14, 2005
22.375" x 31"
photogravure

Testimony, edition 12/14, 2005
22.375" x 31"
photogravure

The Bush, Skinny, De-boning, edition 53/100, 2002
a. 6.5" x 5.5" x .75", b. 5.75" x 6" x .75", c. 4.5" x 4.125" x .75"
stainless steel cut-outs painted matte black

The Emancipation Approximation (Colophon), edition 7/20, 1999-2000
44" x 34"
screenprint

The Emancipation Approximation (Scene #1), edition 7/20, 1999-2000
44" x 34"
screenprint

The Emancipation Approximation (Scene #2), edition 7/20, 1999-2000
44" x 34"
screenprint

The Emancipation Approximation (Scene #3), edition 7/20, 1999-2000
44" x 34"
screenprint

The Emancipation Approximation (Scene #4), edition 7/20, 1999-2000
44" x 34"
screenprint

The Emancipation Approximation (Scene #5), edition 7/20, 1999-2000
44" x 34"
screenprint

The Emancipation Approximation (Scene #6), edition 7/20, 1999-2000
44" x 34"
screenprint

The Emancipation Approximation (Scene #7), edition 7/20, 1999-2000
44" x 34"
screenprint

The Emancipation Approximation (Scene #8), edition 7/20, 1999-2000
44" x 34"
screenprint

The Emancipation Approximation (Scene #9), edition 7/20, 1999-2000
44" x 34"
screenprint

The Emancipation Approximation (Scene #10), edition 7/20, 1999-2000
44" x 34"
screenprint

The Emancipation Approximation (Scene #11), edition 7/20, 1999-2000
44" x 34"
screenprint

The Emancipation Approximation (Scene #12), edition 7/20, 1999-2000
44" x 34"
screenprint

The Emancipation Approximation (Scene #13), edition 7/20, 1999-2000
44" x 34"
screenprint

The Emancipation Approximation (Scene #14), edition 7/20, 1999-2000
44" x 34"
screenprint

The Emancipation Approximation (Scene #15), edition 7/20, 1999-2000
44" x 34"
screenprint

The Emancipation Approximation (Scene #16), edition 7/20, 1999-2000
44" x 34"
screenprint

The Emancipation Approximation (Scene #17), edition 7/20, 1999-2000
44" x 34"
screenprint

The Emancipation Approximation (Scene #18), edition 7/20, 1999-2000
44" x 34"
screenprint

The Emancipation Approximation (Scene #19), edition 7/20, 1999-2000
44" x 34"
screenprint

The Emancipation Approximation (Scene#20), edition 7/20, 1999-2000
44" x 34"
screenprint

The Emancipation Approximation (Scene #21), edition 7/20, 1999-2000
44" x 34"
screenprint

The Emancipation Approximation (Scene #22), edition 7/20, 1999-2000
44" x 34"
screenprint

The Emancipation Approximation (Scene #23), edition 7/20, 1999-2000
44" x 34"
screenprint

The Emancipation Approximation (Scene #24), edition 7/20, 1999-2000
44" x 34"
screenprint

The Emancipation Approximation (Scene #25), edition 7/20, 1999-2000
44" x 34"
screenprint

The Emancipation Approximation (Scene #26), edition 7/20, 1999-2000
44" x 34"
screenprint

The Keys to the Coop, edition 39/40, 1997
46" x 60.5"
linoleum block

Untitled, edition 21/30, 2002
15" x 17.5"
screenprint

Untitled, from Collective Impressions, edition 65/70, 1998
24" x 18"
lithograph

National Archives Microfilm Publication M999 Roll 34 Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen and Abandoned Lands: Six Miles From Springfield on the Franklin Road, 2009
13:21 minutes
DVD Video