A show at the Barbican Art Gallery reveals the importance of considering the politics of display when it comes to an artist who consistently implores us to do so.
What is a feminist picture? A MoMA exhibition is the latest to attempt to answer this question.
A tenuous relationship exists in Weems’s work between glamour and guts; yet neither attribute suffers on behalf of the other.
Weems’s essay is excerpted from Ways of Hearing: Reflections on Music in 26 Pieces.
A new book offers a deep dive into Weems’s influential career.
Two panels of Weems’s work feature a photograph of a 19th-century memorial to the soldiers in the 54th Regiment, now on display beside the original sculpture.
“We’re all now isolated in our pods but still very susceptible to the outside noise of the world: I am guilty of this.”
Resist Covid / Take 6! pairs text with iconic photographs by Weems to underscore the importance of preventive measures, dispel myths about the virus, and thank essential workers.
“I can’t return to normal. I can’t watch the same life come back. The reptile must be stopped outright.”
Taking a cue from James Baldwin, an exhibition considers the way that American racism moves forward — from the arrival of the first ship carrying enslaved Africans to the insidious ways it has trickled through the capillaries of American culture.
Using music, spoken word, and video, artist Carrie Mae Weems updates this classic story for a contemporary context in her theatrical production Past Tense.
An immersive, multimedia installation and concert that transforms Joe’s Pub into the dinner party of the season.