Carrie Mae Weems, "British Museum" (from "The Museum Series"), 2006–present. Digital chromogenic print. Courtesy of the artist and Jack Shainman Gallery, New York

Carrie Mae Weems Explores Inequalities Embedded In Artistic Institutions

By Priscilla Frank for The Huffington Post on January 11, 2014

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 places, all speaking simultaneously through the works mounted on white walls. However, an unfortunate majority of these voices are dead, white and male. To this day, mainstream institutions exhibit a shocking majority of works from the DWEM (dead white European males) set, leaving a sweeping range of experiences and stories left unshared...

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http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/01/11/carrie-mae-weems_n_4551220.html

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Carrie Mae Weems is an UC San Diego Visual Arts MFA Alumna.
http://carriemaeweems.net/

Image courtesy of the Artist Carrie Mae Weems, Jack Shainman Gallery, New York and The Huffington Post.