The Most Iconic Artists of the 1990s

By George Philip LeBourdais for ARTSY on August 24, 2015

Lorna Simpson, Adrian Piper, and MacArthur “genius” grant winners Kara Walker and Carrie Mae Weems made powerful work that broke down gender and racial stereotypes of the black woman, one of the most marginalized identities in American culture...

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Lorna Simpson and Carrie Mae Weems are UC San Diego Department of Visual Arts MFA Alumni. For more about their work, please visit:

Lorna Simpson

Carrie Mae Weems

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Carrie Mae Weems, Magenta Colored Girl, 1997.
Image is courtesy of Artist Carrie Mae Weems and ARTSY.

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