1. Dawoud Bey's Interest in Photography and Portraiture

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    Last February 2008, Dawoud Bey and Carrie Mae Weems were in conversation discussing the work from Bey’s acclaimed book and exhibition, on view at the time at Aperture Gallery, "Class Pictures." In…

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    • U.S. Department of State Honors Five Art21 Featured Artists with the Inaugural Medal of Arts

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      Beginning in November 2012, the U.S. Department of State celebrates the 50th anniversary of Art in Embassies (AIE), a program that facilitates the Department of State’s public diplomacy through the…

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      • Dawoud Bey's Class Pictures: The Process

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        In this video excerpt of a talk with Carrie Mae Weems from February 2008, when the exhibition was on view at Aperture Gallery, Dawoud Bey explains how the portraits in "Class Pictures" result from…

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        • Dawoud Bey's Class Pictures: Response from the Teenagers

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          In this video excerpt of Dawoud Bey’s discussion with Carrie Mae Weems last February 2008 when Class Pictures was on view at Aperture Gallery, Bey explains how his subjects reacted to the project…

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          • Keynote Address: "Carrie Mae Weems: An Artist Reflects"

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            “My responsibility as an artist is to…make art, beautiful and powerful, that adds and reveals; to beautify the mess of a messy world, to heal the sick and feed the helpless; to shout bravely from…

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            • Dawoud Bey and Carrie Mae Weems' Talk at Aperture

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              Last February 2008, Dawoud Bey and Carrie Mae Weems were in conversation discussing the work from Bey’s acclaimed book and exhibition, on view at the time at Aperture Gallery, "Class Pictures" (Aperture,…

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              • Behind the Scenes: Installing the Carrie Mae Weem's Title Wall

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                Go behind the scenes of the Carrie Mae Weems exhibition and watch the Frist Center prep team install the title wall for this groundbreaking exhibition. "Carrie Mae Weems: Thirty Years of Photography…

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                • Myths, Manners and Memory : Photographers of the American South

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                  Fuelled by photography, film and fiction, the mythology of what we identify as the “American South” has grown and entered into the collective imagination. Combining historical and contemporary work,…

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                  • Wynton Marsalis at National Black Arts Festival 2009

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                    July 20, 2009. As part of a panel discussion moderated by Baraka Sele at the 20th National Black Arts Festival in Atlanta, Georgia, artist Carrie Mae Weems poses thirteen questions to musician…

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                    • Culture/Context with LeRonn P. Brooks, Season 2, Ep. 3—Mickalene Thomas

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                      Dr. LeRonn Phillip Brooks talks with visual artist Mickalene Thomas in her studio about her recent work, artistic influences (such as Carrie Mae Weems, Romare Bearden and Henri Matisse), her life…

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