MFA Alumna Carrie Mae Weems featured in

Compassion

art21, aired on PBS on October 7, 2009

Artists explore conscience and reconcile the past and present while exposing injustice and expressing tolerance for others. Featuring artists William Kentridge, Carrie Mae Weems, and Doris Salcedo...Might a work of art move us to temper our more destructive impulses? In what ways do artists’ feelings of empathy contribute to works that tackle problematic subjects and address the human condition? The "Art in the Twenty-First Century" documentary “Compassion” explores these questions in the work of the artists

Read more at:
http://www.pbs.org/art21/films/compassion
http://video.pbs.org/video/1281748949/

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Carrie Mae Weems
http://carriemaeweems.net/