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Carrie Mae Weems : three decades of photography and video

Author: Kathryn E Delmez; Frist Center for the Visual Arts (Nashville, Tenn.)
Publisher: Nashville, TN : Frist Center for the Visual Arts ; New Haven : in association with Yale University Press, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The work of contemporary artist Carrie Mae Weems (b. 1953) hits hard with a powerful mix of lived life and social commentary. Since the late 1970s, her photographs, films, and installations have become known for presenting realistic and authentic images of African Americans while confronting themes of race, gender, and class. This book, the first major survey of Weems's career, traces the artist's commitment to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Exhibition catalogs
Pictorial works
Exhibitions
Named Person: Carrie Mae Weems; Carrie Mae Weems; Carrie Mae Weems
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kathryn E Delmez; Frist Center for the Visual Arts (Nashville, Tenn.)
ISBN: 9780300176896 0300176899
OCLC Number: 783862068
Notes: Published in conjunction with a travelling exhibition organized by the Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville, TN, Sept. 2012-May 2014.
Description: xiii, 272 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
Contents: "Real facts, by real people" : folklore in the early work of Carrie Mae Weems / Kathryn E. Delmez --
Carrie Mae Weems : anyway I want it / Robert Storr --
Photographing between the lines : beauty, politics, and the poetic vision of Carrie Mae Weems / Deborah Willis --
A world of her own : Carrie Mae Weems and performace / Franklin Sirmans --
Plates / commentaries by Kathryn E. Delmez.
Other Titles: Three decades of photography and video
Responsibility: edited by Kathryn E. Delmez ; with contributions by Kathryn E. Delmez [and others].

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"No American photographer of the last quarter century ... has turned out a more probing, varied, and moving body of work."-Holland Cotter, The New York Times  Read more...
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Notable African-American Interest Book of 2012-13, Publishers Weekly Publishers Weekly "I have three words for Carrie Mae Weems: Three Decades of Photography and Video: Wow. And wow. This stunning Read more...

 
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