Tag Archives: Carrie Mae Weems

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Saving Frida Kahlo From Her Own Celebrity

Scholars and artists are trying to reclaim Kahlo’s art from the cult of personality that has surrounded her since her death. A new exhibition at the MCA in Chicago aims to put the emphasis back on her painting by placing it in the context of work being made today Read More

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9 Art Shows to See After ‘12 Years a Slave’

Museum exhibitions confront amnesia, restore lost narratives, and consider the legacy of the Middle Passage Read More

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Chatting With MacArthur Winner Carrie Mae Weems

The artist, activist, and educator on winning the “genius grant,” bringing color to the Guggenheim, and changing the world one flower at a time Read More

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It’s Manet Mania Weekend at Yale!

On the 150th birthday of Manet’s two most scandalous paintings, a show and a conference track the afterlives of the nudes, the dudes, the maid, and the cat Read More

Frida Kahlo, Una Carta, 1943, watercolor, pen and ink on paper. MARY-ANNE MARTIN.
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Snapshots from Miami

Some things we saw at the Basel art fair (and beyond) Read More

Andrés Sánchez Galque, Los tres mulatos de Esmeraldas, (Portrait of Don Francisco de Arabe and Sons Pedro and Domingo), 1599, oil on canvas.
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From Kongo to Othello to Tango to Museum Shows

Artists and scholars are taking increasingly nuanced approaches to tracking the image–and influence–of Africans in Western art Read More

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J.R. in New York: Keeping It Rio

Favela where the French street artist staged “Women Are Heroes” emerges at Ford Foundation’s headquarters
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