The Broad's Associate Curator Sarah Loyer discusses artist Kara Walker and a new acquisition by Walker called The White Power 'Gin I Machine to Harvest the Nativist Instinct for Beneficial Uses to Border Crossers Everywhere (2019). In this work, Walker imagines harvesting racist anxieties and fears with a patented machine. Featuring The Broad’s curators, Up Close is a series that takes a deeper look at artists and works in the Broad collection, which is notable for the exceptional depth of its holdings and dedication to the full arc of artists' careers.
June 2021 Blog Posts
Discover an exceptional group of works by Edgar Degas, Pierre-Auguste Renoir and Odilon Redon in this episode of Expert Voices. From an esteemed private collection and fresh to the market, these five works look beyond Impressionism and convey the uniquely sensitive vision of each artist. The group features two exquisite pastels by Degas, ‘Le bain’ and ‘Femme à sa toilette’, two fine examples of Renoir’s late portraiture, ‘Femme à la rose’ and ‘La bohémienne’, and a rare Symbolist work by Redon, ‘Profil bleu’.