Amplify Black Neighbors: Art Week 3

This post is part of Brentwood-Darlington Neighborhood Association‘s Amplify Black Neighbors post series happening throughout June 2020. For more information, click here.

Week 3 Featured Artist: Carrie Mae Weems

Photo of NYT Greats image of Carrie
Photo of Carrie Mae Weems from  The New York Times Style Magazine Greats, 2018

Partial Bio from Carrie Mae Weems’ website: 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.

Click here to read her full biography.

Cover of Carrie Mae Weems Kitchen Table Series book
Image is of one of three in Carrie Mae Weems: Kitchen Table Series, Published by Damiani/Matsumoto Editions.