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Vanishing Act
  • Kara Walker
    born 1969
    born: Stockton, California, United States
  • Vanishing Act, 1997
  • Where object was made: United States
  • etching, aquatint
  • Paper Type: wove
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 303 x 226 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 455 x 385 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 11 7/8 x 8 7/8 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 17 7/8 x 15 1/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 25 x 20 in
  • Museum purchase: Mary Kathryn Bangert Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1997.0044
Description
Inscriptions/Signature

Stage scene with woman swallowing head of girl standing beside, with heads of audience B foreground.