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Kara Walker, b.1969

Freedom, A Fable by Kara Elizabeth Walker – A Curios Interpretation of the Wit of a Negress in Troubled Times With Illustration1997

Freedom, A Fable by Kara Elizabeth Walker – A Curios Interpretation of the Wit of a Negress in Troubled Times With Illustration is a 1997 work by Kara Walker. It is not currently on display in IMMA. It is part of the IMMA Permanent Collection.

MediumHardbound artists book, pop up design by David Eisen
Dimensions23.8 x 21 cm
Credit LineIMMA Collection: Comissioned by The Peter Norton Family The Novak/O'Doherty Collection at IMMA, 2008
EditionEdition of 4,000
Item NumberIMMA.2216
Not on view
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Kara Walker, Freedom, A Fable by Kara Elizabeth Walker – A Curios Interpretation of the Wit of a Negress in Troubled Times With Illustration, 1997, Hardbound artists book, pop up design by David Eisen, 23.8 x 21 cm, Collection Irish Museum of Modern Art, Comissioned by The Peter Norton Family The Novak/O'Doherty Collection at IMMA, 2008

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About the Artist

Kara Walker b.1969

African-American artist Kara Walker (born 1969) studied painting and printmaking at the Atlanta College of Art and the Rhode Island School of Design. Since the 1990s, Walker has used black cut paper silhouettes to explore challenging issues of race, gender, and sexuality. Walker’s work has been exhibited extensively worldwide. She represented the United States at the 2002 Bienal de São Paulo and has had solo exhibitions at SFMOMA; Tate Liverpool; MoMA, New York, and the Walker Art Center, Minneapolis. — View Artist »