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JAN 11, 2014 - Huffington Post

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Carrie Mae Weems Explores Inequalities Embedded In Artistic Institutions

Most of us who have ever wandered the halls of an art museum have felt the uncanny power of experiencing a multitude of voices, visions, times and places, all speaking simultaneously through the works mounted on white walls. However, an unfortunate majority of these voices are dead, white and male. To this day, mainstream institutions exhibit a shocking majority of works from the DWEM (dead white European males) set, leaving a sweeping range of experiences and stories left unshared. British Museum (from "The Museum Series"), 2006–present. Digital chromogenic print. Courtesy the artist ... Read More

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