Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

Welcome to the Spencer Collection

The Beginning
  • Kara Walker, artist
    born 1969
    born: Stockton, California, United States
    Steve Campbell, printer
    active: United States
    Landfall Press, publisher
  • The Beginning, 1995
  • The Means to an End…A Shadow Drama in Five Acts
  • Where object was made: United States
  • etching, aquatint
  • Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 895 x 591 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 35 1/4 x 23 1/4 in
  • Gift of Ann Jeffries Thompson in memory of Robert Raymond Smith (class of '78)
  • Not on display
  • 1997.0344.01
Description
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Inscriptions/Signature
Exhibitions

Black and white, silhouette of a woman with a child hanging from her breast.