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Kara Walker: Burning African Village Play Set with Big House and Lynching

Kara Walker (American, b. 1969). Burning African Village Play Set with Big House and Lynching, 2006. Painted laser cut steel. Brooklyn Museum, Purchased with funds given by John and Barbara Vogelstein and Stephanie and Tim Ingrassia, 2008.53.1a-v. © Kara Walker; Courtesy of Sikkema Jenkins & Co., New York

Spotlight Talk: Burning African Village Play Set with Big House and Lynching

Thursday, May 2, 2013 at 6:30–6:40 p.m.
Meet in the Rubin Lobby, 1st Floor

Join Museum Educator Keonna Hendrick for a free, 10-minute talk on Kara Walker's Burning African Village Play Set with Big House and Lynching, which is included in the installation Unfolding Tales: Selections from the Contemporary Collection. This work was selected by Jim Marshall, widow of Norma Marshall, to be featured this evening. Ms. Marshall will be honored at the 7 p.m. Norma Marshall Memorial Lecture, featuring artist Senga Nengudi.