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Harper's Pictorial History of the Civil War (Annotated), Scene of McPherson's Death, 2005

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    • Offset lithography, silkscreen.
    • Artist Proof 3 of 5.
    • Signed, numbered and dated in graphite on lower right recto.

    About The Work

    Kara Walker's celebrated silhouettes show characters and scenes grounded in race and the history of the black experience in America. This work from her controversial 2005 series combines lithographic reproductions from the 1866 publication Harper's Pictorial History of the Civil War (Annotated) with Walker's silhouettes silkscreened on top. Walker's interference in the images challenges the objectivity of these historical documents and uses the backdrop of the War Between the States to explore the trauma of slavery that persists in contemporary culture.

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