AICA names Kara Walker retrospective best of 2007

Kara Walker, <i>Excavated from the Black Heart of a Negress</i> (detail), 2002. Courtesy the artist and Sikkema Jenkins & Co., New York.

The International Association of Art Critics (AICA) has announced the winners of its 20th annual round of awards, recognizing the best of the 2006-07 season in the art world. In the US, the touring Kara Walker survey, My Complement, My Enemy, My Oppressor, My Love, currently at the Whitney Museum of American Art through February 3 and organized by the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis, takes the top honor for a monographic show. Other competitive award categories include traveling thematic show, architecture and design show, historical show, and commercial gallery exhibition.

The official awards ceremony, which is open to the public, takes place at the Guggenheim Museum on March 17, 2008. For more info on AICA, see www.aicausa.org.

[via Artnet]

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