Quote of the Day: Carrie Mae Weems on Art

The artist on art, race, gender and exclusivity.

Carrie Mae Weems
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You can read this text by Carrie Mae Weems from her work Not Manet’s Type (1997) and in Bartlett’s Familiar Black Quotations. Read how the quote is referenced here.

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