Provocative and award-winning artist Kara Walker will transform the Domino Sugar factory into a massive art installation in May, Gothamist reported. Arts nonprofit Creative Time has released details about the project, which will “respond to both the building and its history, exploring a radical range of subject matter and marking a major departure from her practice to date,” according to its website.
Titled “A Subtlety or the Marvelous Sugar Baby,” the 90,000-square-foot installation will pay “homage to the unpaid and overworked Artisans who have refined our Sweet tastes from the cane fields to the Kitchens of the New World.” Last spring, Creative Time took over Domino to host its spring gala. Creative Time sent Gothamist the images above to illustrate her inspiration for the work.
Kara Walker Is Creating an Installation Inside Domino Sugar Refinery [Gothamist]
Image by Creative Time via Gothamist