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Current Exhibitions

Carrie Mae Weems, All the Boys (Blocked 1), 2016

Carrie Mae Weems, All the Boys (Blocked 1), 2016, archival pigment and silkscreened panel mounted on gesso board

Carrie Mae Weems: The Usual Suspects

January 11 - March 31
On January 11, Kennedy Museum of Art will open Carrie Mae Weems: The Usual Suspects. The exhibition includes recent photographic and video works questioning stereotypes that associate black bodies with criminality. Comprised of three associated works, All the Boys and The Usual Suspects examine the racial stereotypes at the heart of deaths of black men and women at the hands of police, and confronts the viewer with the fact of judicial inaction. The third piece, People of a Darker Hue, is a meditative compilation of video, found footage, narration, and performance commemorating these deaths. ... Read More