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 Eric and Liz Lefkofsky, promised gift to The Art Institute of Chicago. © Carrie Mae Weems. Photo: © The Art Institute of Chicago.
Upon the basis of my experience of the photographs of LaToya Ruby Frazier
at the Brooklyn Museum last June, I was looking forward to “Carrie Mae Weems: Three Decades of Photography and Video”
at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
(through May 14).
After all, Frazier had studied with Weems, and (more…)