Selected Works

Carrie Mae Weems

And 22 Million Very Tired and Very Angry People (A Bell to Ring), 1991 Polaroid Print

Carrie Mae Weems

And 22 Million Very Tired and Very Angry People (A Song to Sing) , 1991 Polaroid Print

Carrie Mae Weems

And 22 Million Very Tired and Very Angry People (A Little Black Magic), 1991 Polaroid Print

Carrie Mae Weems

And 22 Million Very Tired and Very Angry People (A Hammer), 1991 Polaroid Print

Carrie Mae Weems

And 22 Million Very Tired and Very Angry People (And a Sickle), 1991 Polaroid Print

Carrie Mae Weems

And 22 Million Very Tired and Very Angry People (A Dagger), 1991 Polaroid Print

Carrie Mae Weems

And 22 Million Very Tired and Very Angry People (A Precise Moment in Time), 1991 Polaroid Print

Carrie Mae Weems

And 22 Million Very Tired and Very Angry People (An Informational System), 1991 Polaroid Print

Carrie Mae Weems

And 22 Million Very Tired and Very Angry People (A Hot Spot In A Corrupt World), 1991 Polaroid Print

Carrie Mae Weems

And 22 Million Very Tired and Very Angry People (A Cool Drink of Water), 1991 Polaroid Print

Carrie Mae Weems

And 22 Million Very Tired and Very Angry People (An Armed Man), 1991 Polaroid Print

Carrie Mae Weems

And 22 Million Very Tired and Very Angry People (A Veiled Woman), 1991 Polaroid Print

Carrie Mae Weems

And 22 Million Very Tired and Very Angry People (A Hot Day), 1991 Polaroid Print

Carrie Mae Weems

And 22 Million Very Tired and Very Angry People (Some Theory), 1991 Polaroid Print

Carrie Mae Weems

And 22 Million Very Tired and Very Angry People (By Any Means Necessary), 1991 Polaroid Print

Carrie Mae Weems

Mourning, 2008 Archival pigment print Frame: 154.9 x 129.5 cm

Carrie Mae Weems

Mourning, 2008 Archival pigment print Frame: 154.9 x 129.5 cm

Carrie Mae Weems

The Assassination of Medgar, Malcolm and Martin, 2008 Archival pigment print

Carrie Mae Weems

A Class Ponders the Future, 2008 Archival pigment print

Carrie Mae Weems

As Fate Would Have It, 2008 Archival pigment print

Carrie Mae Weems

The First Major Blow, 2008 Archival pigment print

Carrie Mae Weems

The British Museum, 2006-present Digital c-print

Carrie Mae Weems

The Louvre, 2006 Digital c-print

Carrie Mae Weems

The Tate Modern, 2006 - present Digital C-print

Carrie Mae Weems

All the Boys (Profile 1), 2016 Archival pigment print mounted on gesso board

Carrie Mae Weems

All the Boys (Blocked 1), 2016 Archival pigment print and silkscreened panel mounted on gesso board diptych

Carrie Mae Weems

All the Boys (Blocked 3), 2016 Archival pigment print and silkscreened panel mounted on gesso board diptych

Carrie Mae Weems

Color Real and Imagined, 2014 Archival pigment with silkscreened color blocks

Carrie Mae Weems

Blue Notes, 2014 Archival inkjet print with silkscreened color blocks

Carrie Mae Weems

Blue Notes (Claudia Lennear #1), 2014 Archival inkjet print with silkscreened color blocks

Carrie Mae Weems

Slow Fade to Black, Set II, 2009-10 Inkjet on paper (a group of 17 images)

Carrie Mae Weems

Mahalia, 2010 inkjet on paper

Carrie Mae Weems

Scenes & Takes (Director's Cut), 2016 Laminated pigment print mounted on board, screen printed text on gesso board

Carrie Mae Weems

Scenes & Takes (The Bad and the Beautiful), 2016 Laminated pigment print mounted on board, screen printed text on gesso board

Carrie Mae Weems

Scenes & Takes (Vertigo), 2016 Laminated pigment print mounted on board, screen printed text on gesso board

Carrie Mae Weems

Scenes & Takes (In the Carefully Construction Fusion), 2016 Laminated pigment print mounted on board, screen printed text on gesso board

Biography

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. Using photography, text, fabric, audio, digital images, installation and video, Weems compels viewers to actively consider how the world is structured, bringing to light systems of oppression and inequality. 

Weems is the recipient of prestigious awards, grants and fellowships, including the BET Honors Visual Artist award, the Lucie Award for Fine Art photography, the MacArthur “Genius” grant, the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s Lifetime Achievement Award and the Prix de Roma, among others. 

She 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 R. Guggenheim Museum in New York, Prospect.3 New Orleans, and the Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporáneo in Seville, Spain. She is represented in public and private collections around the world, including the Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY; The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; the Museum of Modern Art, NY and Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles.

Exhibitions

Carrie Mae Weems II Over Time

23 January - 31 May 2020

I've grown roses in this gard...

03 October - 30 October 2019

Carrie Mae Weems II Over Time

07 September - 05 October 2019

In Context / this past was wa...

30 August - 29 September 2018

News

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Press

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