Big, sweet, and sticky

by tiresomemoi

A look around Kara Walker’s

A Subtlety

or the Marvelous Sugar Baby

an Homage to the unpaid and overworked Artisans who have refined our Sweet tastes from the cane fields to the Kitchens of the New World on the Occasion of the demolition of the Domino Sugar Refining Plant

 

316 Kent Ave Brooklyn, NY316 Kent

 

Sugar shadowSugar shadow

 

Sugar sphinx (front view)Sugar sphinx (front view)

 

Sugar sphinx (rear view)Sugar sphinx (rear view

 

Sugar sphinx (side view)Sugar sphinx (haunches)

BlondBlond

 

Sugar legsSugar boy (legs)

 

Sugar boy and admirers Sugar boy, legs, and woman

 

Sugar boy with bananas Sugar boy 2

 

In case of fireIn case of fire

 

RubbleRubble

 

No trespassingNo trespassing

 

Pictures taken 6 June 2014

Should you find yourself in or near Brooklyn Ms. Walker’s confectionaries are on view (free of charge) until 6 July 2014. Even if you don’t have a sweet tooth the (wheelchair accessible*) site itself is worth a visit.

*The closest accessible subway stop is Marcy Ave., J/M/Z lines.

 

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