The artist Kara Walker, known for her silhouettes invoking history, race and power, has created a mammoth art installation for a soon-to-be-demolished building in Brooklyn.
Congratulations to Ms. Carrie Mae Weems, 2013 MacArthur Fellow!
I can’t imagine anyone who deserves it more or who would use it more wisely.
Someone once asked me, “Why do you insist on taking the hard road?”
I replied, “Why do you assume I see two roads?”
who taught you
value of a woman
is the ratio
of her waist
to her hips
and the circumference
of her buttocks
and the volume
of her lips?
INSPIRATION: Roger Ballen "Divided Self", 2007
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