"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

"I can’t ask anybody else to do something that I don’t do first myself. I have to know what it means to be naked and exposed first, and then I can ask you, perhaps, to participate with me."

-Carrie Mae Weems