"Negress Notes" (1996)

"Negress Notes," 1996
Watercolor, ink and pencil on paper, 9 x 6 inches
Collection George Lindemann
Courtesy Sikkema Jenkins & Co., New York

"My project is about many things...but it’s also about trying to examine what it is to be an African-American woman artist. It’s about how you make representations of your world, given what you’ve been given."

- Kara Walker