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"There’s no diploma in the world that declares you as an artist—it’s not like becoming a doctor. You can declare yourself an artist and then figure out how to be an artist." —Kara Walker

In a new episode from the ART21 Exclusive series, artist Kara Walker reflects on her early success and offers advice to the next generation of artists, shown again recent work at Sikkema Jenkins & Co. and the 2014 Frieze Art Fair.

WATCH: Kara Walker: Starting Out

IMAGES: Production stills from the ART21 Exclusive episode, Kara Walker: Starting Out. © ART21, Inc. 2014.

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