"The Execution of Innocence" (2008)

"The Execution of Innocence," 2008
Archival pigment print, 61 x 51 inches
© Carrie Mae Weems
Courtesy Jack Shainman Gallery, New York

"What was important was to find the appropriate stand-ins who could physically deliver in the way that I thought might be important and necessary. And for the first time I discovered another body and a type that understood gesture and movement in a certain way."
-Carrie Mae Weems