Linda Lee Graham

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Jamaica’s Tapestried Past

I did a double take when I saw this work hanging in a Montego Bay exhibit last year. Admittedly, my interest was more than casual. I was writing Voices Echo at the time and visiting Jamaica to flesh out my research. Many of the images in the collage echoed familiar…

“Where’s Your Haggis?”

A Welsh Feast on St David’s Day © The Trustees of the British Museum If you spent any time abroad this summer—especially with children—you might appreciate Samuel Clemens’ humorous disdain for the food he encountered while traveling in 1878: Foreigners cannot enjoy our food, I suppose, any more than we can enjoy theirs.…

A Sticky Subtlety

Kara Walker’s “Subtlety” is Anything But Appearances notwithstanding, it’s safe to say Kara Walker didn’t intend to present a sugarcoated history when she created her cast of sticky subtleties in the defunct New York Domino Sugar refinery earlier this summer. Her remarkable two month long exhibit, entitled “A Subtlety,” was billed instead…

 
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