"Suspended Belief" (2008)

"Suspended Belief," 2008
Archival pigment print, 61 x 51 inches
© Carrie Mae Weems
Courtesy Jack Shainman Gallery, New York

"One of the reasons the exhibition, Constructing History: A Requiem to Mark the Moment (2008), came about was in actually dealing with the issue of appropriation. I didn’t want to have to appropriate anybody’s material; I just wanted to revisit this history."

-Carrie Mae Weems