"I Have Nothing Against Niggers" (1987)

"I Have Nothing Against Niggers," 1987
Gelatin silver print with ink on matte, 20 x 16 inches
© Carrie Mae Weems
Courtesy Jack Shainman Gallery, New York

"The work has absolutely touched on race. But there are so many avenues of exploration in the work, and I know that people haven’t done their homework if that’s the first thing that they talk about."

-Carrie Mae Weems