MFA Alumna Carrie Mae Weems mentioned in

Required Reading

By Hrag Vartanian for Hyperallergic on February 2, 2014

People frame my work in terms of race and gender and don’t integrate it into broader historical questions, and I think that limits the possibilities of what the public is allowed to understand about our production in the country. It’s one of the reasons that I’m interested in using my platform at the Guggenheim to bring forth voices that are rarely heard together. If you invite only African-Americans to the table, then you’re participating in your own isolation...

An excerpt from:
Carrie Mae Weems on Mike Kelley, the Obamas, and Her Sprawling Guggenheim Survey
By Charmaine Picard for BLOUIN ART INFO on January 15, 2014

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Carrie Mae Weems is an UC San Diego Visual Arts MFA Alumna.