HOME / Art : The big picture. The Anti-Oprah The violent, abject, sometimes disconcertingly tender art of Kara Walker. By Mia Fineman|Posted Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2007, at 7:25 AM Tweet Click here to read a slide-show essay about Kara Walker. . . Advertisement . . Tweet MYSLATE Save this story. Follow all Art articles. Follow the Arts section. Follow stories by Mia Fineman. MySlate is a new tool that lets you track your favorite parts of Slate. You can follow authors and sections, track comment threads you're interested in, and more. SLATE'S MOST VIRAL Who Said It: Toronto Mayor Rob Ford or Simpsons Mayor Diamond Joe Quimby? Is Your State Bird a Stupid State Bird? What It Should Be Instead. Is Wal-Mart in Trouble? Is Amazon to Blame? Mia Fineman is a writer and curator in New York. Click here to load comments.