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KARA WALKER IN CONVERSATION WITH NELL PAINTER

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Newark

The Newark Public Library, Centennial Hall | 5 Washington Street

Kara Walker is a contemporaryartist whose works addresssuch themes as power,repression, history, race andsexuality. A recipient of theprestigious McArthur “genius”grant, her art has beendisplayed internationally.

Kara Walker is a contemporaryartist whose works addresssuch themes as power,repression, history, race andsexuality. A recipient of theprestigious McArthur “genius”grant, her art has beendisplayed internationally.

A firestorm of controversywas ignited when a powerfulartwork by Kara Walkerwas installed at theNewark Public Library.Some demanded that it beremoved, calling it offensive.Others, protesting censorship,insisted that it remain on view.Ms. Walker will appear inperson to discuss her work.

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