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Do you hear that? It's the sound of the fat lady singing. Today, the City Council will cast the final vote on the redevelopment of the Domino Sugar Refinery. Most expect that the Council will give their wholesale approval to the development, which after much back-and-forth, will include 538,000 square feet of affordable housing (up from the originally proposed 498,000 sq. ft.) in towers with as many as 55 floors. In the middle of the three...
In real life, Kara Walker is actually a bit reserved. Yes, that may be hard to believe. After all,  this is the woman behind a body of work so provocative it borders on aggressive and so rooted in darkness that few know how to make light of it. But it's true; Kara Walker, she of the grotesque silhouettes, is reserved in person. On a dreary Thursday in May, she fidgets in a pale blue dress...
Rejoice! Kara Walker, she of the breathtaking and controversial silhouettes, will launch a massive show in the Domino Sugar Refinery on May 10th. Entitled A Subtly...Or The Marvelous Sugar Baby, the show will be a major departure from her well-known cutouts and feature "an homage to the unpaid and overworked artisans who have refined our sweet tastes...on the occasion of the demolition of the Domino Sugar Refining Plant." The installation will fill the 90,000 square feet...

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