Lot 72
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Kara Walker

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  • Kara Walker
  • The Battle of Atlanta: Being the Narrative of a Negress in the Flames of Desire - A Reconstruction
  • Paper cutouts with adhesive backing

  • dimensions variable
  • Executed in 1995.


Brent Sikkema Collection, New York
Acquired by the present owner from the above


Atlanta, Nexus Contemporary Arts Center, The Battle of Atlanta: Being the Narrative of a Negress in the Flames of Desire - A Reconstruction, May - June 1995
New York, Wooster Gardens/Brent Sikkema, From the Bowels to the Bosom, March - April 1996


``Kara Walker: Wooster Gardens'', New Art Examiner, vol. 23, May 1996, p. 49, illustration of detail
Jerry Saltz, ``Kara Walker Ill-Will and Desire'', Flash Art International, no. 191, November/December 1996, p. 83, illustration in color of detail
Lynn Gumpert, ``Kara Walker: Anything but Black and White'', Art News, vol. 96, January 1997, p. 136, illustration of detail
Hamza Walker, "Nigger Lover Will There Be Any Black People in Utopia", Parkett, no. 59, Zurich 2000, pp. 155 - 156, illustration of details
Exh. Cat., Ann Arbor, University of Michigan Museum of Art, Kara Walker: Pictures from Another Time, March - May 2002, pp. 15 (color illustration of detail); pp. 52 - 53 (color illustration of installation at Brent Sikkema, 1996) and pp. 56 - 58, (color illustration of details)