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DESTE Foundation for Contemporary Art

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Catalog: SPRING 2019 p. 126   

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Kara Walker: Figa

Edited by Karen Marta. Preface by Dakis Joannou. Introduction and text by Kara Walker.

Featured photograph, by Ari Marcopoulos, is reproduced from 'Kara Walker: Figa.'

Kara Walkerís (born 1969) Figa, a sculpture monumental in both size and symbol, was installed at the DESTE Foundationís Hydra Slaughterhouse in 2017. Once a part of Walkerís colossal 2014 installation A Subtlety at the Domino Sugar Refinery in Brooklyn, Figa is made up of the hand piece from the anamorphic sphinx that gestures a ďfig sign,Ē at once both a symbol of fertility and a ďfuck you.Ē In making a return to the site of the Sugar Factory work and the workís progeny in Hydra, this book offers critical insight on A Subtlety and Figa. Through extensive photographic documentation of the installation of the hand sculpture in Hydra by Ari Marcopoulos and seven fables written by Walker illustrating the power of folklore, mythology and black identity across the history of the United States, Figa in book form captures a blockbuster exhibition in two parts.


Featured photograph, by Ari Marcopoulos, is reproduced from 'Kara Walker: Figa.'

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KARA WALKER: FIGA

Edited by Karen Marta. Preface by Dakis Joannou. Introduction and text by Kara Walker.

DESTE FOUNDATION FOR CONTEMPORARY ART

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