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Seeing and Being Seen in the Work of Dawoud Bey and Carrie Mae Weems

by Fiona Dang


Dawoud Bey & Carrie Mae Weems: In Dialogue centers the friendship of two inimitable artists. Featuring over 100 works, the current exhibition at the Seattle Art Museum speaks to how these visual storytellers have transformed the history of photography and the photography of history. Through their investigation of beauty, power, and the human condition, Dawoud Bey and Carrie Mae Weems establish a presence and place for Black lives in the collective consciousness. 

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