1980 – now

Based on magazines dating from the 1930s to the 1970s aimed at African-American audiences, Gallagher's witty and sophisticated interventions emphasize the complex construction of identity.

Ellen Galagher, DeLuxe

Kara Walker, Fons Americanus, Tate
Inspired by the Victoria Memorial in front of Buckingham Palace, Walker’s fountain explores the interconnected histories of Africa, America and Europe, referring to the transatlantic slave trade and the ambitions, fates, and tragedies of people from these three continents.

Kara Walker, Fons Americanus