Best of the Web + Carrie Mae Weems

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This week I read the exciting news that artist Carrie Mae Weems won the 2016 National Artist Award from Anderson Ranch. I am such a huge fan of Carrie’s work and I love when talented and inspiring artists are recognized for a lifetime of extraordinary work. If you’re not familiar with Carrie’s work, please click through her gallery here. Her black and white photography is so powerful and so striking — it’s most definitely worth spending some time with this weekend. xo, grace

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  1. Briana says:

    In one of my art history courses in college, our assignment was to choose a contemporary artist (photography, video, or performance) and recreate one or more of their works. This reminded me of a girl in my class who recreated three of the photos from Carrie Mae Weems’ Kitchen Table Series including the one in this post. Thanks for sharing and reminding me of how great that series is!

    Briana

  2. Congrats, Carrie Mae Weems! And thanks for the heads up on the digitized Smithsonian images.

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