Carrie Mae WeemsStrategies of Engagement13.01. - 05.05.2019
The Allentown Art Museum
Carrie Mae Weems, *1953 in Portland (Oregon), USA,
lives and works in New York
Photo © Emma Lee/ WHYY17 available works
Carrie Mae Weems: Strategies of Engagement examines this eminent American artist’s diverse and innovative career through both celebrated and rarely exhibited projects made during the last 30 years.
The exhibition presents artwork growing out of Weems’s critical explorations of history, a focus that is powerfully relevant in the context of current activism around racial equality and social justice. Visitors will experience immersive installations of suspended images on fabric and encounter video and photographs that expose systems of power and injustice.Read more