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Untitled (Destroying the Terror)


Kara Walker



Institution Walker Art Center
Location Not on view.
Untitled (Destroying the Terror), Kara Walker
Courtesy Walker Art Center
six 1994 drawings by Kara Walker
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Medium: Drawings and Watercolors, Drawings | ink on paper
Size: sheet 18 x 12 inches
Culture: American
Inscriptions: in pencil on reverse at lower L "Walker" and at lower R "KW 94"
Physical Description: black ink drawing of a woman holding a child by the neck with a knife raised above the child; text reads "Destroying the Terror" and in smaller text at lower right "The prevention of Oedipus"
Credit: Collection Walker Art Center; Miriam and Erwin Kelen Acquisition Fund for Drawings, 1996
Accession Number: 1996.102
Rights: © Kara Walker
Artist: Kara Walker, (American, born 1969)
Role: Artist
Nationality: American
Life Dates: (American, born 1969)
Added to Site: March 1, 2009