Artist Talk with Carrie Mae Weems
Date & Time:
Saturday, July 23, 2022
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Join us as distinguished artist Carrie Mae Weems presents an engaging lecture on her extensive body of work, which includes photographs, text, fabric, audio, digital images, installation, and video. Described by The New York Times as “… a superb image maker and a moral force, focused and irrepressible….” Weems investigates violence, family relationships, cultural identity, sexism, class, political systems, and the consequences of power through her art.
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.
Weems has participated in numerous solo and group exhibitions at major national and international museums including the Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Frist Center for Visual Art, Solomon Guggenheim Museum in New York, and the Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporáneo in Seville, Spain.