Wednesday, July 20, 2011
WCMA and Downstreet Art co-present the exhibition “Slow Fade to Black” by award-winning photographer and artist Carrie Mae Weems. An opening reception will be held at the Legacy Gallery, 28 Holden St., 6-9 p.m. on Thursday, July 28. The event, which is part of DownStreet Art Thursdays, is free and open to the public.
Weems’ photographs, films and videos focus on issues that face African Americans today – such as racism, gender relations, politics and personal identity. For this exhibition, Weems…