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Book cover of a Carrie Mae Weems photo

Carrie Mae Weems: The Usual Suspects

Paperback: 56 pages

Publisher: LSU Press (January 1, 2019)

This exhibition catalogue features recent works by artist Carrie Mae Weems included in LSU Museum of Art’s exhibition, Carrie Mae Weems: The Usual Suspects. The exhibition focuses on the humanity denied in recent killings of black men, women, and children by police. She directs our attention to the constructed nature of racial identity―specifically, representations that associate black bodies with criminality. Through a formal language of blurred images, color blocks, stated facts, and meditative narration, Weems directs our attention toward the repeated pattern of judicial inaction. In addition to full color plates of photographic and video works included in the exhibition, the catalogue features an introductory essay by Curator Courtney Taylor and transcripts by Carrie Mae Weems from video and photographic works included in the exhibition.

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Book cover of a Julie Heffernan painting

When the Water Rises: Recent Paintings by Julie Heffernan

Paperback: 56 pages

Publisher: LSU Press (April 20, 2017)

This exhibition catalogue features recent works by artist Julie Heffernan included in LSU Museum of Art’s exhibition, When the Water Rises. Essays by Curator Courtney Taylor, art writer and critic Eleanor Heartney, and LSU School of Art professor Kelli Scott Kelley as well as a statement by Julie Heffernan accompany the full-color plates in this richly illustrated catalogue.

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Book cover featuring a jade sculpture

Collecting Passions: Highlights from the LSU Museum of Art Collection

Hardcover: 158 pages

Publisher: LSU Museum of Art (2005)

Presents the regional, national, and international collections of the LSU Museum of Art, to chart how the expansion in recent decades of its early collecting mandate were spurred by the collecting passions of the new generation of curators and donors.

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