paul cava FINE ART

Carrie Mae Weems

Africa Series, Shape of Things (Female), Platinum print, 1993, printed 1996, edition: 100,  8 x 7 3/4 inches

Carrie Mae Weems (born April 20, 1953) is an American artist who works with text, fabric, audio, digital images, and installation video but is best known for her work in the field of photography. Her award-winning photographs, films, and videos have been displayed in over 50 exhibitions in the United States and abroad and focus on serious issues that face African Americans today, such as racism, sexism, politics, and personal identity.