Why Kara Walker's incendiary slavery art is as relevant as ever

By Murray Whyte

The artist's bold new work, as seen in an exhibit at the Cleveland Museum of Art, has taken on a terrifying new prescience in the Trump era

A certain set of expectations attend any exhibition of the work of Kara Walker, the 47-year old African American artist whose tough-minded, incendiary work on the gulf between black and white in an enduringly racially polarized America shakes even the heartiest of souls.

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