Photo Illustration: Save As/Medium; Source: Artist Carrie Mae Weems at Jack Shainman Gallery in New York in 2016. Photo: Photo: Stephanie Diani/The New York Times/Redux

ZORA Celebrates: Carrie Mae Weems

“The first time I picked up that camera, I thought, ‘Oh, okay. This is my tool. This is it.’” — Carrie Mae Weems

Image of one of the photographs in Carrie Mae Weems’ 1990 The Kitchen Table Series seen at the Guggenheim Museum in New York in 2014. Photo: Suzanne DeChillo/The New York Times/Redux

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