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Culture, Art Everywoman: Carrie Mae Weems Is Traveling Through Time to Save the Human Race

Everywoman: Carrie Mae Weems Is Traveling Through Time to Save the Human Race

Her back to the camera, the woman wears a regal black dress as she stares at a landscape of old, whitewashed homes. The photograph's painterly quality and its stark contrasts — black and white, new and aged, isolation and crowdedness…
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"Facing the Mask." What is a face? Deborah Barrett never tires of the question, cutting up her own exquisite portrait drawings and reassembling them to create new personages. Profoundly asymmetrical, her rearranged physiognomies are strangely lifelike. Instinctively, we recognize that…
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Culture, Art Corrective Lenses

Corrective Lenses

"While sitting upon the ruins of your remains, I pondered the course of history." Carrie Mae Weems' prophetic text about New Orleans was written in 2003 for "The Louisiana Project," now on display at the Museum of the African Diaspora.…
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