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Manuscript for A Proposition by Kara Walker: The object of Painting is the subjugated Body. The Painter is the colonizing entity. How do Paintings understand the concept of liberty? And who will teach them?

The Painter creates the canvas over which ideals of dominance are

drawn.

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The Modern Painter’s ideal stems from Manifest Destiny-the Land

is a vast, unpeopled canvas.