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Carrie Mae Weems

Redefining New Orleans: Sirmans' Prospect.3 Shines

MutualArt | Posted 10.30.2014 | Arts
MutualArt

Although only in its infancy, Prospect New Orleans has garnered worldwide attention as an innovative and important contemporary art biennial with its latest rendition.

New Orleans Biennial 'Prospect 3' Leads The Way In Diversity

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 10.24.2014 | Arts

Whitney Biennial, take note. Contemporary art is taking over the city of New Orleans for "Prospect 3," a city-wide festival comprised of 58 artists an...

On the "A" w/Souleo: Patrick Kelly's Fashion Legacy Lives On Through Buttons and Bananas

Peter 'Souleo' Wright | Posted 07.01.2014 | Black Voices
Peter 'Souleo' Wright

Now that's how you make a splash for a worthy cause.

The Transformative Power of Visibility

Simone N. Sneed | Posted 05.27.2014 | Women
Simone N. Sneed

As women's history month draws to a conclusion, I have been reflecting on what it means to expand the work of feminism to better include diverse perspectives and narratives.

Carrie Mae Weems Questions The Museum

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts

Most of us who have ever wandered the halls of an art museum have felt the uncanny power of experiencing a multitude of voices, visions, times and pla...

Carrie Mae Weems: Thirty Years of Truth

MutualArt | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
MutualArt

Confidence exudes from Weems' photographs with almost a polite quality, planting one foot in the male-dominated art world and the other in the role of a socio-racial historian.

MacArthur Genius Grants Awarded

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 09.25.2013 | Arts

What do a 60-year-old video artist, a 36-year-old atomic physicist, and a 53-year-old behavioral economist have in common? Not much, probably, except ...

State Seal of Approval

Bruce Helander | Posted 03.06.2013 | Arts
Bruce Helander

Art... has represented the United States in its embassies and consulates around the world by putting our "best foot forward" in the spirit of creativity and cooperation among nations and showcasing some of America's most respected contemporary artists.

Nashville Rising: Carrie Mae Weems at The Frist Center for the Visual Arts

D. Dominick Lombardi | Posted 12.02.2012 | Arts
D. Dominick Lombardi

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Kathryn E. Delmez on Carrie Mae Weems at the Frist

D. Dominick Lombardi | Posted 11.07.2012 | Arts
D. Dominick Lombardi

I would be hard pressed to think of anyone in the visual arts who has done more to make public the centuries old discrimination of race and gender, the oppressive effects of power, the intricacies of domesticity and our general sense of place as human beings than Carrie Mae Weems.

Rebecca Carroll

'Posing Beauty': Deborah Willis, Photographer And Breast Cancer Survivor, Discusses Her New Exhibit

HuffingtonPost.com | Rebecca Carroll | Posted 11.27.2011 | Black Voices

In her remarkable new exhibit at the Fisher Museum of Art at the University of Southern California, photographer and New York University professor Deb...

Women's Art of Renewal: Carrie Mae Weems, Vanessa Beecroft, Sharon Lockhart, Catherine Opie and Lisa Yuskavage

G. Roger Denson | Posted 03.08.2013 | Arts
G. Roger Denson

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XX Chromosocial: Women Artists Cross The Homosocial Divide

G. Roger Denson | Posted 09.15.2014 | Arts
G. Roger Denson

The rise of feminism corresponds roughly with the expansion of the artworld to include women's production. This is a history that began predominantly in impelling women's art as an expression of the identification of women apart from men.

Artworld Gift Guide for the Holidays

Jim Hedges | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Jim Hedges

Art is more accessible than ever before in history. What's best is that everyone can now buy real art made by recognized contemporary masters for modest prices.