Installation view of Kara Walker's The White Power 'Gin I Machine to Harvest the Nativist Instinct for Beneficial Uses to Border Crossers Everywhere (2019) at The Broad
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Up Close: Kara Walker

Overview

In the latest episode of Up Close, associate curator Sarah Loyer discusses Broad collection artist Kara Walker and a new acquisition by Walker called The White Power 'Gin I Machine to Harvest the Nativist Instinct for Beneficial Uses to Border Crossers Everywhere (2019). In this work, Walker imagines harvesting racist anxieties and fears with a patented machine.


About Up Close

In this video series featuring The Broad's curators Ed Schad and Sarah Loyer, we take a deeper look at works in the Broad collection, which is notable for the exceptional depth of its holdings and dedication to the full arc of artists' careers.

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