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Detail: Carrie Mae Weems, Untitled, 1996, printed 2020, inkjet print with sandblasted text on glass in wood frame, Patrons' Permanent Fund, 2020.96.1.1

Carrie Mae Weems and The Shaw 54th Regiment Memorial

Collection Conversations

  • Friday, September 30, 2022
  • 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
  • West Building, Main Floor - Gallery 66

Join in an engaging 30-minute conversation as we look closely at two works of art in dialogue with each other. We will explore Carrie Mae Weems’s Untitled and Augustus Saint-Gaudens’s The Shaw 54th Regiment Memorial. Created a century apart both works honor and center the African American experience. 

Carrie Mae Weems, Untitled, 1996, printed 2020

Carrie Mae Weems, Untitled, 1996, printed 2020, 7 inkjet prints with sandblasted text on glass in wood frames, Patrons' Permanent Fund, 2020.96.1.a-g

Augustus Saint-Gaudens, The Shaw 54th Regiment Memorial, 1900

Augustus Saint-Gaudens, The Shaw 54th Regiment Memorial, 1900, patinated plaster, U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service, Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site, Cornish, New Hampshire, X.15233