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Dawoud Bey: An American Project

Museum of Fine Arts / Houston / Art

“Black people have been killed for directing their gaze at the wrong person,” Dawoud Bey once said. “I want my subjects to reclaim their right to look, to see, to be seen.” Reclaiming these rights, Bey takes photographs, his work serving as testimony to the hardships of both history and recent times. This retrospective traces Bey’s career, which has spanned a crucial four decades. —E.C.

Museum of Fine Arts 1001 Bissonnet St, Houston, TX 77005, USA
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