Kara Walker

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

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

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

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

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

Tate Liverpool, UK

Two vindications of Conceptualism and its offshoots

Film

Seductive, nightmarish fictions