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Kara Walker: Put This on Your Calendar Now

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Starting Sunday, Feruary 15, the Castellani Museum on the campus of Niagara University hosts an exhibition of prints by Kara Walker, done in the style of the artist’s famous cut-out silhouettes treating sexual relationships, violence, and racial iconography in the antebellum South. Beautiful and scathing, Walker’s work first gained attention in the mid 1990s. She was the subject of a major exhibition at the Whitney Museum in 2007. The image above comes from that.

The work is on loan to the Castellani from the collection of the Albright-Knox. The show runs through May 31, and there’s an opening reception on Sunday, February 22.


  • Yes! I had no idea this was coming, I’m so excited!