Carrie Mae Weems

Carrie Mae Weems

1953 –


Considered one of the most influential contemporary American artists, Carrie Mae Weems has investigated family relationships, cultural identity, sexism, class, political systems, and the consequences of power. Determined as ever to enter the picture—both literally and metaphorically—Weems has sustained an on-going dialogue within contemporary discourse for over thirty years. During this time, Carrie Mae Weems has developed a complex body of art employing photographs, text, fabric, audio, digital images, installation, and video.


The Assassination of Medgar, Malcolm and Martin, 2008


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The Capture of Angela, 2008 © Carrie Mae Weems