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)



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




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.