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Carrie Mae Weems “The Shape of Things,” in the Armory’s Drill Hall, photo by Stephanie Berger, via Park Avenue Armory

“With Armory Show, the World Is Catching Up to Carrie Mae Weems”

Robin Pogrebin writes in The New York Times about Carrie Mae Weems’s exhibition The Shape of Things at New York’s Park Avenue Armory, calling Weems an artist who “has always been ahead of her time​.​” ​The large-scale exhibition reflects ideas about injustice and redemption that Weems has ​often addressed​ in her long career. Pogrebin describes ​the show and the convening of scholars and artists that accompanies it ​as a fitting response to “the reckoning around race now underway at museums in the wake of George Floyd’s killing.”

Read the article here.