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Maker(s):Walker, Kara Elizabeth
Culture:American (1969- )
Title:Freedom: A Fable, A Curious Interpretation of the Wit of a Negress in Troubled Times (with illustrations)
Date Made:1997
Type:Artist's Book
Materials:Hardcover red leather pop-up artist's book with five laser-cut pop-up silhouettes and offset lithographs on Classic Crest Cover paper
Measurements:Overall: 9 1/4 in x 8 3/8 in x 3/4 in; 23.5 cm x 21.3 cm x 1.9 cm
Accession Number:  UM 1997.15
Credit Line:Christmas gift from the Peter Norton Family, Santa Monica, California to Betsy Siersma, Director of the University Gallery who has gifted it to the University Gallery ©Kara Walker
Museum Collection:  University Museum of Contemporary Art at UMASS Amherst

Pop-up artist's book illustrating "A Curious Interpretation of the Wit of a Negress in Trouble Times;" a soon-to-be-free 19th Century Negress

African American; allegory; caricatures; civil rights; nudes; prejudices; text; literature

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Walker, Kara Elizabeth
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