Carrie Mae Weems

5.28.19

Spike Lee Calls Black Artists to Action in This Season of Netflix’s ‘She’s Gotta Have It’

Shifting the focus to Nola Darling as an artist, the show highlights roadblocks for today’s Black creative class.

8.7.17

Photos From Two Artists Who Approach Portraits in Very Different Ways

Photographers Elliott Jerome Brown Jr. and Carrie Mae Weems share their work in our annual photo issue.

10.19.16

Broadway Play 'For Colored Girls' Inspires New Works from 20 Artists

20 artists create work inspired by the poetry of Ntozake Shange's seminal poem, 'for colored girls.'

10.3.16

550 Self-Portraits Magnify Stereotypes of the Black Body

Davion Alston takes a Fresnel lens to discrimination.

8.23.16

3 Black Women Photographers Capture the Legacy of the Civil Rights Movement

From Malcolm X to Madame Mama Bush, these photos offer varying visions of how the Civil Rights Movement affected black life.

7.27.16

29 Artists Explore Abstractions of the Color Black

'Blackness in Abstraction,' an ongoing show at Pace Gallery, traces the use of the hue in contemporary art.

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6.23.16

Can't Stand the Heat: Female Artists' Scalding Depictions of Life in the Kitchen

From 19th-century painters to contemporary video artists, women have interpreted their fraught relationship to the quintessential domestic space as everything from empowering to violently oppressive.

4.18.16

Breaking Records at Art+Feminism's Wikipedia Edit-A-Thon

For a record-breaking year of editing 1,500 pages and creating 2,000 pages in support of women in the arts, Art+Feminism supported 2,500 participants for 175 events in 6 continents.

11.2.15

Detroit Exhibition Showcases 30 Years of Black Contemporary Art

Kehinde Wiley, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Carrie Mae Weems, and more showcase their influences on contemporary art at '30 Americans.'

10.7.15

Women Get "Fresh" with Art World Sexism

A women’s art and activism initiative aims to address the gender imbalance.