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Kara Walker

In further news: Hermitage to curate Venice Biennale pavilion; Remai Modern CEO hit by harassment allegations

By Frieze News Desk

A surprising show of silhouettes at the National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C. sheds light on obscure chapters of US history 

By Evan Moffitt

Los Angeles

20 Jan
13 May

Yayoi Kusama to open her own museum; Confederate monuments removed in Baltimore; David Roberts Art Foundation to leave London

From Egyptian surrealism to Parisian pissoirs: what to read this weekend

By Paul Clinton

A history of underground Black publishing, from W.E.B. Du Bois to #BlackLivesMatter

By Ian Bourland

To celebrate frieze’s quarter century, the editors choose 25 key artworks: one for each year of the magazine’s existence

Kara Walker, Masks, 2015

Victoria Miro, London, UK

By Anna Coatman
Kara Walker, A Subtlety or the Marvelous Sugar Baby, 2014. Courtesy Creative Time; photograph: Jason Wyche

Thoughts on race and art in the 21st century

By Naomi Beckwith

Tate Liverpool, UK

By Sam Thorne

Two vindications of Conceptualism and its offshoots

By Robert Storr
Film

Seductive, nightmarish fictions