Kara Walker’s art graces New Yorker cover

Kara Walker, <i>Post Katrina—Adrift</i>, 2007.

In a departure from its usual roster of artists, and in honor of the second anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, The New Yorker magazine features Post Katrina—Adrift, a piece by Season 2 artist Kara Walker, on its August 27th issue cover.

The work follows Walker’s 2006 exhibition about the aftermath of Katrina, After the Deluge, shown at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Read more about the exhibition here.