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Kara Walker a Subtlety

Kara Walker Secretly Filmed You Ogling Her Sugar Sphinx In Brooklyn

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 11.20.2014 | Arts

Just when you thought you were doing the objectifying, Kara Walker and her sugar sphinx prove the artist is always in control. Yes, you might have...

Taking My Baby to Kara Walker's Sugar Baby

Rev. Vicki Flippin | Posted 08.27.2014 | Religion
Rev. Vicki Flippin

Her latest work in Brooklyn is at the Domino sugar factory, a defunct warehouse that is set for demolition. Walker is taking this opportunity to make a statement about slavery, perceptions of black bodies, human exploitation, and the sugar-coating of history.

Kara Walker's Sugar Sphinx Evokes Call From Black Women: ‘We Are Here.'

Colorlines | Posted 06.28.2014 | Black Voices

Kara Walker, the black artist who is known, loved and sometimes begrudged for making slavery-inspired silhouettes, hasn’t said an awful lot in publi...

Debunking the Myths of Kara Walker's Sugar Sphinx

Katherine Brooks | Posted 08.13.2014 | Arts
Katherine Brooks

Kara Walker's sugar sphinx descended upon Brooklyn last month, bringing well over 35 tons of sweetness to the cavernous darkness of the old Domino Sugar Factory.

Artist Builds Giant Sphinx Out Of Sugar To Pay Tribute To Doomed Brooklyn Landmark

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 05.09.2014 | Arts

In 1856 the original Domino Sugar Factory was built in Brooklyn, New York, soon to become the largest sugar refinery of its time. Fast forward to toda...