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Chakaia Booker

View of the museum from outside showing the Neoclassical building from one corner. The building is a tan-colored stone with an arched doorway, long vertical windows, and detailed molding around the roof.

5 Fast Facts: Chakaia Booker

Posted: June 24, 2020
Category: Chakaia Booker
Impress your friends with five fast facts about Chakaia Booker, whose work is on view in NMWA’s collection galleries.
A large metal sculpture stands in the middle of the street, similar to an empty rectangular picture frame. The “frame” is crowded with undulating, coiling metal sculptural elements that occasionally end in spikes. Behind stand three vertical twisting, net-like metal sculptures.

Director’s Desk: Built to Order

Posted: January 29, 2020
Category: Chakaia Booker
The artists in NMWA's “Built to Order” gallery investigate human intervention in the natural world, considering the impact of structures, cities, and societies.
Eery photograph in blue tones of a concrete silo at night.
The rubber tire, a globally omnipresent object that is mass-produced more than a billion times each year, is used as a medium by two artists, Betsabée Romero and Chakaia Booker,...
Close-up photograph of a sculpture made of a truck tire carved with circular designs and painted gold and silver

Artist Spotlight: Chakaia Booker

Posted: December 31, 2017
Category: Chakaia Booker
View of the museum from outside showing the Neoclassical building from one corner. The building is a tan-colored stone with an arched doorway, long vertical windows, and detailed molding around the roof.

The Pre-K Invasion: Developing New Tours for Young Audiences

Posted: May 24, 2016
Category: Chakaia Booker
View of the museum from outside showing the Neoclassical building from one corner. The building is a tan-colored stone with an arched doorway, long vertical windows, and detailed molding around the roof.

Powerful Pathmakers

Posted: December 21, 2015
Category: Chakaia Booker
View of the museum from outside showing the Neoclassical building from one corner. The building is a tan-colored stone with an arched doorway, long vertical windows, and detailed molding around the roof.

Art Fix Friday: November 27, 2015

Posted: November 27, 2015
Category: Chakaia Booker
View of the museum from outside showing the Neoclassical building from one corner. The building is a tan-colored stone with an arched doorway, long vertical windows, and detailed molding around the roof.

Artist Spotlight: Chakaia Booker—Hail to the ‘Queen of Rubber Soul’

Posted: February 9, 2011
Category: Chakaia Booker
View of the museum from outside showing the Neoclassical building from one corner. The building is a tan-colored stone with an arched doorway, long vertical windows, and detailed molding around the roof.