A Subtlety: by Kara Walker

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What word does one use these days,                                     when something is truly awesome?

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The old Domino Sugar factory of Brooklyn, burnt years ago, and before getting demolished, this is its last hurrah: a cathedral on the sacred sucre.

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A sublime statement of history,

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Made from the almighty cane, by Kara Walker,

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And the strength of the poor who built the industry.

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Standing there is much like being born again,                                       only with eyes wide open.

Two days left: Saturday and Sunday, July 5th and 6th.  Don’t miss it!

One thought on “A Subtlety: by Kara Walker

  1. That is an amazing sculpture, what an treat to see something on such a grand scale that truly rivals the infamous Sphyinx!

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