"Untitled," from Kitchen Table Series (1989–90)

"Untitled," from Kitchen Table Series, 1989–90
Set of 20 gelatin-silver prints, 28 1/4 x 28 1/4 inches each
© Carrie Mae Weems
Courtesy Jack Shainman Gallery, New York

"A part of my work that interests me most and that I’ve come to understand more in recent years is that it’s very important for me to really use this body as a barometer of a certain kind of knowledge— to take the personal risk of exposing my own body in a certain kind of way."

-Carrie Mae Weems