Roxana Marcoci on Carrie Mae Weems

Weems’s installation From Here I Saw What Happened and I Cried is a “somber poem” about American racial injustice.
Jan 29, 2021

In our latest online edition of MoMA’s ArtSpeaks program, a member of our staff shares personal impressions of an artwork in the galleries. Here, Roxana Marcoci, senior curator in the Department of Photography, finds in Carrie Mae Weems’s photographic installation From Here I Saw What Happened and I Cried “a space where we can reflect and reckon with the history of our nation.”

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