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November 2017

Black Box: Kara Walker & Hank Willis Thomas

November 24 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until March 18, 2018

Baltimore Museum of Art, 10 Art Museum Dr
Baltimore, MD 21218 United States

Salvation by Kara Walker, one of the most significant works in the BMA’s contemporary collection, and And I Can’t Run by Hank Willis Thomas, a recent promised gift to the Museum, start a critical conversation in the Black Box Gallery on slavery’s legacy. Walker’s Salvation, 2000, is a complex consideration of African American and female identity within the tragic history of American slavery. The central silhouetted female figure is characteristic of Walker’s work, which collides racial stereotypes and violent scenes…

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