"I still think the social function of art is that kind of negative aesthetic. Otherwise there’s no social function for it."
"I’ve gone back and I’ve revisited those assassinations, the civil rights movement. I have looked at it in any number of ways through any number of pieces. And for me this piece, while certainly not perfect, is a very interesting place to pause. It’s beautifully articulated—both the video and the twenty photographs that accompany it."
-Carrie Mae Weems