Kara Walker Catalogue
Kara Walker
Artist Reviews
Cotter, Holland.  "Selections Fall 94,"  [Art In Review] The New York Times,  September 23, 1994.
"Wooster Garden,"  New York Daily News,  April 28, 1995.
Cotter, Holland.  "Group Show,"  [Art In Review] The New York Times,  March 3, 1995.
Cullum, Jerry.  "'Landscape' Exhibit Alters The Boundaries,"  Atlanta Journal Constitution,  June, 1995.
Smith, Roberta.  "Kara Walker,"  Art In Review, The New York Times,  Friday, May 5, 1995.
Worth, Alexi.  "Black And White And Kara Walker,"  Art New England,  December ‘95/January ’96, 1995-1996.
Alberro, Alexander.  "Kara Walker,"  Index,  January, 1996.
Doran, Anne.  "Kara Walker, "From The Bowel To The Bosom","  Time Out,  March 13, 1996.
Sherman, Mary.  "New Histories, Lets Viewers Stand In Another’s Shoes,"  Boston Sunday Herald,  October 27, 1996.
Vincent, Stephen.  "Portrait Of The Artist: Kara Walker,"  Art & Auction,  December, 1996.
Artner, Alan G.  "Reaching Back, Kara Walker’s Vision Is Rooted In The Past,"  The Chicago Tribune. Chicago, Illinois, USA,  January 19, 1997.
Bloodstone, Maggie.  "Kara Walker Cast Disturbing Shadows at the Henry,"  Seattle Gay News,  October 31, 1997.
Brown, Lesley-Ann.  "Painting The Dirty South, Kara Walker,"  The Source,  January, 1997.
Gumpert, Lynn.  "On The Edge; Kara Walker, Anything But Black And White,"  Artnews,  January, 1997.
Greenberg, Kevin.  "Walker Distills Southern Discomfort,"  The Chicago Maroon,  January 21, 1997.
Schjeldahl, Peter.  "Museumification 1997, The Whitney Biennial As Pleasure Machine,"  The Village Voice,  April 1, 1997.
Szabo, Julia.  "Kara Walker's Shock Art,"  The New York Times Magazine,  March 23, 1997.
Wasserman, Tina.  "Kara Walker, Renaissance Society, Chicago,"  C,  May - August, 1997.
Tanner, Marcia.  "Kara Walker at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art,"  ArtWeek. San Jose, California, USA,  June, 1997.
Cotter, Holland.  "Kara Walker,"  The New York Times,  November 20, 1998.
Kino, Carol.  "Kara Walker,"  Time Out New York,  November 19-26, 1998.
McEwen, Velma M.  "Collective Unconscious ‘Reconfigured’ in Black and White: Kara Walker,"  The Harvard Crimson,  March 20, 1998.
Rothkopf, Scott.  "Walker Show Subverts Racial Stereotypes,"  The Harvard Crimson,  March 19, 1998.
Saltz, Jerry.  "Making the Cut: Kara Walker, Wooster Gardens,"  Village Voice,  November 24, 1998.
Princenthal, Nancy.  "Kara Walker, Wooster Gardens/Brent Sikkema,"  Art in America,  February, 1999.
Rees, Christina.  "The black eye,"  The Dallas Observer,  January 14-20, 1999.
Beem, Edgar.  "Kara Walker,"  The Boston Globe,  December 30, 2001.
Shanley, Douglas.  "Kara Walker/Brent Sikkema,"  Flash Art,  November-December, 2001, pp.94-95. 
MacAdam, Alfred.  "Kara Walker/Brent Sikkema,"  ARTnews,  November, 2001, p. 76. 
"Kara Walker at Brent Sikkema,"  The New Yorker,  October 1, 2001, pp. 20-21. 
Smith, Roberta.  "Art in Review: Kara Walker 'American Primitive',"  The New York Times,  September 28, 2001.
Moore, Alan.  "Broken Love,"  artnet magazine,  September 28, 2001.
Gopnik, Blake.  "Kara Walker’s Rich X-Ray On Race,"  Washington Post,  Tuesday, June 25, 2002, p. C01. 
Sheets, Hilarie M.  "Kara Walker’s cutout silhouettes of antebellum racial stereotypes are lewd, provocative- and beautiful,"  ARTnews,  April, 2002, pp. 126-129. 
"Kara Walker e o teatro de sombras da escravidão,"  O Estado de Sao Paulo,  April 1, 2002.
Heartney, Eleanor.  "Kara Walker at Brent Sikkema,"  Art in America,  January, 2002, p. 103. 
Schwazman, Carol.  "Review: New York: Kara Walker,"  Art Papers,  January/February, 2002, pp. 46-47. 
Cullum, Jerry.  "Starting out from Atlanta: Three Artists Imagine History,"  The International Review of African American Art,  Spring, 2002, pp. 43-47. 
Richard, Frances.  "Kara Walker at Brent Sikkema,"  Artforum,  October, 2003, p. 169. 
Johnson, Ken.  "Kara Walker at Brent Sikkema,"  The New York Times,  Friday, June 27, 2003, p. E 29. 
Cotter, Holland.  "A Nightmare View of Antebellum Life That Sets Off Sparks,"  The New York Times,  May 9, 2003, p. E36. 
Demos, T.J.  "Kara Walker/Fabric Workshop and Museum,"  Artforum,  Summer 2004, 2004, p.251-2. 
Fallon, Robert.  "Connect the Dots,"  The Philadelphia Weekly,  September 27, 2006.
Sozanski, Edward J.  "For This Artist “Drawing” is a Loose Term,"  The Philadelphia Inquirer,  September 24, 2006.
Patterson, Vivian.  "Encounter: Williams College Museum of Art,"  Williams College,  Williamstown, Massachusetts. 2006.
"Legacies: Contemporary Artists Reflect on Slavery Opens at the New York Historical Society,"  Daily Challenge,  June 30, 2006.
Boyd, Herb.  "A Fresh Perspective on Slavery,"  New York Amsterdam News,  July 6, 2006.
"Legacies: Contemporary Artists Reflect on Slavery,"  artdaily.com,  June 16, 2006.
"Exhibit to Focus on the Legacy of Slavery,"  The Bronx News,  June 1, 2006.
"New-York Historical Society,"  The New Yorker,  July 10, 2006.
Lee, Felicia R.  "Slavery’s Legacy, Seen Through Art,"  The New York Times,  Tuesday, June 13, 2006.
Landi, Ann.  "Kara Walker,"  ARTNews,  Summer, 2006.
Sheets, Hilarie M.  "Sharks, Savagery and Sainthood: Kara Walker curates a show at The Met,"  ARTNews,  June, 2006.
Smith, Roberta.  "Kara Walker Makes Contrasts in Silhouette in Her Own Met Show,"  The New York Times,  Friday, March 24, 2006.
Cotter, Holland.  "Emancipation Remains a Work in Progress ,"  The New York Times,  Tuesday, June 20, 2006.
Da Costa, Valerie.  "Kara Walker,"  Artpress,  No. 325. August, 2006.
Saltz, Jerry.  "Queen of Night: A language of tattered words, shadow plays, puppets, and Civil War etchings ,"  March 23, 2006.
Hubbard, Sue.  "The Details are nicely sketchy,"  The Independent,  March 27, 2007, p. 20. 
Sumpter, Helen.  "Momentary Momentum,"  Time Out London,  March 14-20, 2007.
Pryor, John-Paul.  "Momentary Momentum Animation Exhibition,"  Dazed Digital,  March 2, 2007.
Yablonsky, Linda.  "Kara Walker,"  Art + Auction,  February, 2007, pp. 46-52. 
Falconer, Morgan.  "Screen Time: Kara Walker,"  Art Review,  January, 2007, p. 30. 
Richard, Frances.  "Kara Walker at Walker Art Center,"  Artforum,  January, 2007, p. 97. 
Fogle, Douglas.  "Looking Forward,"  Frieze,  January-February, 2007, p. 138. 
Budick, Ariella.  "Kara Walker at the Whitney,"  Newsday.com,  October 14, 2007.
Cotter, Holland.  "Black and White, but Never Simple,"  The New York Times,  October 12, 2007.
Combs, Marianne.  "Kara Walker’s art traces the color line,"  Minnesota Public Radio,  February 20, 2007.
Yablonsky, Linda.  "Kara Walker’s Silhouettes Tell Tales of Sex, Race, White Power,"  Bloomberg.com,  October 15, 2007.
Hambleton, Merrell.  "At Any Age, Walker Still Packs a Punch,"  Columbia Spectator Online Edition,  October 19, 2007.
Givhan, Robin.  "Symbols of Hatred in the Shadows,"  Washingtonpost.com,  October 21, 2007.
Saltz, Jerry.  "An Explosion of Color, in Black and White,"  New York Magazine,  November 1, 2007.
Cochran, Rebecca.  "Cinema Remixed and Reloaded: Black Women Artists and the Moving Image Since 1970,"  Artforum.com,  October 17, 2007.
Kley, Elisabeth.  "Kara Walker,"  ARTnews,  vol. 107, no. 2. February, 2008, p. 117. 
Dauphin, Gary.  "Notes on a Negress,"  TheRoot.com,  April 15, 2008.
Myers, Holly.  "Kara Walker in Black and White,"  LA Weekly,  March 19, 2008.
Kerr, Merrily.  "Kara Walker at Sikkema Jenkins & Co.,"  Art on Paper,  January-February, 2008, pp. 85-86. 
Knight, Christopher.  "Kara Walker finds the grey with black and white,"  LA Times,  March 5, 2008.
Rosenberg, Karen.  "Rising and Regrouping on Lower East Side,"  The New York Times,  April 21, 2011.
Saltz, Jerry.  "Drawing From Nightmares: Kara Walker returns to basics and makes her most powerful images yet,"  New York Magazine,  May 22, 2011.
Crow, Kelly.  "A Slavery Chronicler Tries the 20th Century,"  Wall Street Journal,  May 21, 2011.
Fletcher, Kanitra.  "Up for Review: Re-presentations of Black Women's (Art)work,"  N.paradoxa 27,  2011, pp. 52-59. 
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