Carrie Mae Weem's Untitled (Eating Lobster-detail), 1990. Photograph: PR.

MFA Alumna Carrie Mae Weems featured in The Guardian (UK)

Carrie Mae Weems’ best photograph: lobster dinner at the kitchen table

Interview by Karin Andreasson on October 30, 2014

There is a wonderful tension between the real and the fabricated moment in this image. It is both highly composed, but also comes across as documentary. Hopefully, my images are not like sledgehammers, but allow the viewer to get close to the subject and then find for themselves deeper and more complex meanings....

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Image courtesy of Artist Carrie Mae Weems featured and The Guardian (UK).

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