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The Means to an End...A Shadow Drama in Five Acts


Kara Walker



Institution Walker Art Center
Location Not on view.
The Means to an End...A Shadow Drama in Five Acts, Kara Walker
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Kara Walker, The Means to an End... Shadow Drama in Five Acts (1998)
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Medium: Prints, Edition Prints/Proofs | etching, aquatint on paper
Size: installed 34.75 x 115.625 inches
Culture: American
Inscriptions: .4 - in pencil TL "Kara Walker 1995"; .2 - in pencil TL "18/20".2 - in pencil TC "A Means to an End".3 - in pencil TC "A Shadow Drama in Five Acts"workshop number in pencil on reverse BL of each print
Physical Description: figures in silhouette in the Antebellum swampland, seems to tell a story read from left to right
Credit: Collection Walker Art Center; T. B. Walker Acquisition Fund, 1996
Accession Number: 1996.84.1-.5
Rights: © Kara Walker
Artist: Kara Walker, (American, born 1969)
Role: Artist
Nationality: American
Life Dates: (American, born 1969)
Added to Site: March 1, 2009