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Artwork copyright Carrie Mae Weems. Photo courtesy of the artist.

Jessica (from the series Mayflowers Long Forgotten), 2003

Carrie Mae Weems
(American, born 1953)

Location: University of Washington

ABOUT THE ARTWORK

In her portrait 'Jessica'—part of the 'May Days Long Forgotten' series—artist Carrie Mae Weems reimagines formal, 19th century portrait photography to honor a young African American girl. The artist is known for work that draws attention to and re-orders ideas of race, class, and gender.

This artwork was acquired for the State Art Collection in partnership with University of Washington.

ARTWORK DETAILS

Material Category

Work on paper - photograph

Medium

Toned incorporated color coupler print

Dimensions

30 in x 24 in

ID Number

WSAC2005.013.000

Artist Location

New York, United States

LOCATION INFORMATION

Agency

University of Washington

Artwork Location

University of Washington
Kane Hall; First Floor Lobby

WA. County

King

Setting

Interior

Site Type

University

Address

UW Tower, T-12
Seattle, WA 98195

Geo. Coordinates

47.6565649154538 | -122.30942046627047

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