logo studio international
Published 29/03/2013 email E-MAIL print PRINT

The Art Institute of Chicago has inaugurated a newly commissioned installation, Rise Up Ye Mighty Race!, made by American artist Kara Walker, who is known for her use of simple black cut-paper silhouettes to explore provocative themes. With her shadowy figures, reminiscent of popular 19th-century cartoon characters, Walker tells stories that recall such atrocities as slavery or violence against woman. Also on view are five of Walker’s large graphite drawings and 40 smaller mix-media works.

Gallery 293, Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, until 11 August 2013.

studio international logo
Copyright © 1893–2019 Studio International Foundation.

The title Studio International is the property of the
Studio International Foundation and, together with
the content, are bound by copyright. All rights reserved.
studio international cover 1894
Home About Studio
Archive Yearbooks
Interviews Contributors
Video Cybernetic Serendipity
CyberArt Contact us
twitter facebook RSS feed instagram

Studio International is published by:
the Studio International Foundation, PO Box 1545,
New York, NY 10021-0043, USA