Walker, Kara. KARA WALKER: Bureau of Refugees. 120 pages, roughly 44 color and 50 b&w plates, including several gatefolds. 4to, wraps. New York, Sikkema Jenkins & Co in association with Milan, Charta, 2008.
This latest book features work from a new series that addresses, among other themes, the atrocities committed against former slaves after the Emancipation Proclamation of 1863 and the Reconstruction program implemented by Congress between 1866 and 1877. These narratives are elaborated into or against geometric scenarios more abstract and compacted than previous sequences by Walker, and with a more extensive use of color
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