Via @coopergalleryhc TODAY 9/19 AT 6PM The Cooper Gallery opens the season

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Via @coopergalleryhc TODAY 9/19 AT 6PM The Cooper Gallery opens the season

Via @coopergalleryhc TODAY 9/19 AT 6PM The Cooper Gallery opens the season

Via @coopergalleryhc TODAY 9/19 AT 6PM
The Cooper Gallery opens the season with “Carrie Mae Weems: I once knew a girl”
Considered one of the most influential #contemporary American #artists, Carrie Mae Weems has investigated #family relationships, cultural identity, #sexism, class, political systems and the consequences of #power. Determined as ever to enter the picture— both literally and metaphorically—Weems has sustained an on-going dialogue within contemporary discourse for over thirty years. During this time Carrie Mae Weems has developed a complex body of #art employing #photographs, text, fabric, #audio, #digital images, #installation, and #video. “Carrie Mae Weems: I once knew a girl,” highlights Weems’ tableaux of #storytelling and questions our social constructs of power, #race, and space, is composed of three interlinked sections—Beauty, Legacies, and Landscapes—and features fifty-two artworks in photography and video #installation. Through her striking visual #performance and narrative scene setting, Weems critiques the historical and contemporary cultural productions that envelop and form us. She makes their pervasive and seemingly absolute power visible and their subtle illusions discernable. Within this searing artistic practice, Weems offers us alternative modes of being and presence, and poses a more multidimensional concept of humanity.
#blackcontemporaryart #blackart #carriemaeweems #contemporaryart #exhibition #events #galleryopening #boston #cambridge #harvard #hutchinscenter

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