Kara Walker

Born in Stockton, 1969 and lives in New York, USA

New York-based artist Kara Walker is best known for her candid investigation of race, gender, sexuality, and violence through silhouetted figures that have appeared in numerous exhibitions worldwide.

No Man’s Land: Women Artists from the RFC
The Rubell Family Collection/Contemporary Arts Foundation presents NO MAN’S LAND: Women Artists from...
02 Dec 2015 - 28 May 2016
The Rubell Museum
Kara Walker: Norma
Victoria Miro presents  the second of two exhibitions at the gallery this autumn by the celebrated...
13 Nov 2015 - 16 Jan 2015
Scenes for a New Heritage: Contemporary Art from the Collection
“Scenes for a New Heritage: Contemporary Art from the Collection” is a sweeping reinstallation...
08 Apr 2015 - 02 Apr 2016
Museum of Modern Art – MoMA
Belief + Doubt: Selections From The Francie Bishop Good and David Horvitz Collection
This exhibition provides a snapshot of contemporary art from the 1990s to the present with works by more...
26 Aug 2016 - 22 Jan 2017
“Protest” is an exhibition of historical and contemporary works by sixteen artists concerned...
23 Sep 2016 - 05 Nov 2016
The White Hunter. African Memories and representation
Curated by Marco Scontini, the group show consists of 120 works by 40 different artists, confronting...
31 Mar 2017 - 03 Jun 2017
FM Centro per l’Arte Contemporanea
Kara Walker Solo Show
DESTE Foundation for Contemporary Art presents a site-specific exhibition by Kara Walker in the foundation’s...
20 Jun 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
DESTE Foundation Project Space
Resident Alien. The Marin Karmitz Collection
Marin Karmitz presents part of his collection of over 200 works assembled in the course of over thirty...
15 Oct 2017 - 21 Jan 2018
La Maison Rouge
Never Free to Rest
The exhibition brings together works by six artists who utilize the radical language of abstraction to...
11 Nov 2017 - 16 Dec 2017
Histórias Afro-Atlânticas (Afro-Atlantic Histories)
“Afro-Atlantic Histories” features 450 works by 214 artists ranging from the 16th to 21st...
28 Jun 2018 - 10 Oct 2018
Museu de Arte de São Paulo Assis Chateaubriand – MASP
Histórias Afro-Atlânticas (Afro-Atlantic Histories)
The collective exhibition “Histórias Afro-Atlânticas” involves two of the main cultural institutions...
30 Jun 2018 - 21 Oct 2018
Instituto Tomie Ohtake
The World on Paper
The World on Paper is the opening collective exhibition of PalaisPopulaire, which features works...
27 Sep 2018 - 07 Jan 2019
Homeless Souls
Gathering together a dozen artistic voices from countries around the world for a conversation about exile...
27 Jun 2019 - 22 Sep 2019
Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Denmark
Hyundai Commission: Kara Walker
Artist Kara Walker undertakes the Hyundai Motor commission for the year 2019, intervening in the setting...
02 Oct 2019 - 05 Apr 2020
Tate Modern
Art Spaces
Sprüth Magers London
Galleries in London