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Freedom, A Fable: A Curious Interpretation of the Wit of a Negress in Troubled Times: Gallery Label - Current

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Minneapolis Institute of Arts

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2013-04-22

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Kara Walker's cut-paper silhouette images, a technique quite popular in the 19th century for both portraiture and narrative illustrations, are bridges between the slavery folklore of the Antebellum South and the identity and gender issues that today concern modern African American women in particular.
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