Kara Walker’s Fons Americanus

Kara Elizabeth Walker (1969 – ) is an American contemporary artist. She is known as a painter, silhouettist, print-maker, installation artist, and film-maker. Last year (2019) she made the Fons Americanus a large scale public sculpture that tackles issues of race and colonialism head-on for the Tate’s Hyundai Commission. “The Fons Americanus is an allegory of … Continue reading Kara Walker’s Fons Americanus