‘Untitled D’, Cindy Sherman, 1975 | Tate
Artwork page for ‘Untitled D’, Cindy Sherman, 1975 In this series Sherman radically alters her appearance using make-up, hairstyles, hats and different facial expressions. She has explained, ‘I made [them] to show the process of turning one character into another. At that time I was merely interested in the use of make-up on a face as paint used on a blank canvas.’ Sherman’s self-transformation, combining evident staging with the successful portrayal of a character type, continues to be…
Cindy Sherman - Interview Magazine
Cindy Sherman The ultimate shape-shifter poses for us on the eve of exhibiting a new set of character portraits at New York's Metro Pictures Gallery. For "20 Questions," friends and colleagues of the artist were invited to pose a question. What follows are Sherman's responses.
Cindy Sherman. Untitled Film Still #21. 1978 | MoMA
Untitled Film Still #21 (detail) / Cindy Sherman / Gelatin silver print, 1978 / The Museum of Modern Art
Cindy Sherman is one of those rare contemporary artists whose work has always been of the moment. On Sunday, the Museum of Modern Art in New York will open the largest retrospective of her work to date, showcasing over 170 photographs from almost