• Untitled (Colored People Grid) (detail), 2009–10. Carrie Mae Weems (American, born 1953). Pigment ink prints and colored clay papers; 10 x 10 in. (each). Collection of Rodney M. Miller. © Carrie Mae Weems.
  • Untitled (Colored People Grid), 2009–10. Carrie Mae Weems (American, born 1953). Pigment ink prints and colored clay papers; 10 x 10 in. (each). Collection of Rodney M. Miller. © Carrie Mae Weems.
  • Video still from Afro-Chic, 2009. Carrie Mae Weems (American, born 1953). DVD; 5 mins., 30 secs. Courtesy of the artist and Jack Shainman Gallery, New York. © Carrie Mae Weems.
  • Mother with Children, from Boardwalk, Santa Monica, 1980–82. Carrie Mae Weems (American, born 1953). Gelatin silver print; 9 1/16 x 13 1/8 in. Courtesy of the artist and Jack Shainman Gallery, New York. © Carrie Mae Weems.
  • Missing Link (Happiness), from The Louisiana Project, 2003. Carrie Mae Weems (American, born 1953). Pigment ink print; 36 x 24 in. Courtesy of the artist and Jack Shainman Gallery, New York. © Carrie Mae Weems.
  • Family Reunion, from Family Pictures and Stories, 1978–84. Carrie Mae Weems (American, born 1953). Gelatin silver print; 30 x 40 in. Courtesy of the artist and Jack Shainman Gallery, New York. © Carrie Mae Weems.
  • Untitled (Box Spring in Tree), from Sea Islands Series, 1991–92. Carrie Mae Weems (American, born 1953). Gelatin silver print; 20 x 20 in. Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, Gift of Carrie Mae Weems and P.P.O.W. 97.97.1. © Carrie Mae Weems. Photography by Robert Gerhardt.
  • An Anthropological Debate, from From Here I Saw What Happened and I Cried, 1995–96. Carrie Mae Weems (American, born 1953). Chromogenic print with etched text on glass; 26 1/2 x 22 3/4 in. Collection of the Museum of Modern Art, New York, Gift on behalf of the Friends of Education of the Museum of Modern Art. From an original daguerreotype taken by J. T. Zealy, 1850. Peabody Museum, Harvard University. © 1977 President & Fellows of Harvard College. All rights reserved. Digital image © 2012 MoMA, NY.
  • Listening for the Sounds of Revolution, from Dreaming in Cuba, 2002. Carrie Mae Weems (American, born 1953). Gelatin silver print; 28 1/2 x 28 1/2 in. Courtesy of the artist and Jack Shainman Gallery, New York. © Carrie Mae Weems.
  • A Broad and Expansive Sky—Ancient Rome, from Roaming, 2006. Carrie Mae Weems (American, born 1953). Digital chromogenic print; 73 x 61 in. Private collection, Portland, Oregon. © Carrie Mae Weems .
  • Untitled (Woman Brushing Hair), from Kitchen Table Series, 1990. Carrie Mae Weems (American, born 1953). Platinum print; 20 x 20 in. The Cleveland Museum of Art, Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund 2008.116.11. © Carrie Mae Weems.
  • Untitled (Woman Standing Alone), from Kitchen Table Series, 1990. Carrie Mae Weems (American, born 1953). Platinum print; 20 x 20 in. The Cleveland Museum of Art, Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund 2008.116.20. © Carrie Mae Weems.
  • May Flowers, from May Days Long Forgotten, 2002. Carrie Mae Weems (American, born 1953). Digital chromogenic print; diam. 33 1/2 in. The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles 2005.51. © Carrie Mae Weems.
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Carrie Mae Weems: Three Decades of Photography and Video

Sunday, June 30, 2013 to Sunday, September 29, 2013
The Kelvin and Eleanor Smith Foundation Exhibition Gallery and Photography Gallery

Carrie Mae Weems: Three Decades of Photography and Video is organized by the Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville, Tennessee. This exhibition is supported in part by grants from The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts.

The Cleveland Museum of Art is generously funded by Cuyahoga County residents through Cuyahoga Arts and Culture. The Ohio Arts Council helped fund this exhibition with state tax dollars to encourage economic growth, educational excellence, and cultural enrichment for all Ohioans.