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Discover Three Artists Participating in "Carrie Mae Weems LIVE"

Lyle Ashton Harris, Americas, 1987–88 (printed 2007)
Lyle Ashton Harris, Americas, 1987–88 (printed 2007). Gelatin silver prints, sheet: 101.6 × 76.2 cm each; image: 76 × 50.5 cm each, AP 1/2, edition of 10. Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, Purchased with funds contributed by the Photography Committee 2011.57 © Lyle Ashton Harris

Carrie Mae Weems's hand-picked line-up for next weekend's event at the Guggenheim includes three fellow photographers also represented in the museum’s permanent collection: Lyle Ashton Harris, Leslie Hewitt, and Xaviera Simmons. More

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Dream Work and the Mimesis of Carrie Mae Weems

Carrie Mae Weems, In the Mountains of Santiago de Cuba (from Dreaming in Cuba), 2002
Detail: Carrie Mae Weems, In the Mountains of Santiago de Cuba (from Dreaming in Cuba), 2002. Gelatin silver print, 78.7 x 78.7 cm. Courtesy of the artist and Jack Shainman Gallery, New York © Carrie Mae Weems

In Carrie Mae Weems’s work, the dream is the image: nothing is ordinary—and nothing can be assumed. More

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Truth and Power—Carrie Mae Weems Opens at the Guggenheim

Carrie Mae Weems, Untitled (Woman and daughter with makeup) (from Kitchen Table Series), 1990. Gelatin silver print, 27 1/4 x 27 1/4 inches (69.2 x 69.2 cm). Collection of Liz and Eric Lefkofsky, Promised gift to The Art Institute of Chicago. © Carrie Mae Weems. Photo: © The Art Institute of Chicago
Carrie Mae Weems, Untitled (Woman and daughter with makeup) (from Kitchen Table Series), 1990. Gelatin silver print, 27 1/4 x 27 1/4 inches (69.2 x 69.2 cm). Collection of Liz and Eric Lefkofsky, Promised gift to The Art Institute of Chicago. © Carrie Mae Weems. Photo: © The Art Institute of Chicago

Carrie Mae Weems: Three Decades of Photography and Video, which opens today, presents a wide-ranging body of work from an artist who proposes a multidimensional picture of history and humanity. More