Episode #139: Cindy Sherman reveals how dressing up in character began as a kind of performance and evolved into her earliest photographic series such as “Bus Riders” (1976), “Untitled Film Stills” (1977-1980), and the untitled rear screen projections (1980). In self-reflexive photographs and films, Cindy Sherman invents myriad guises, metamorphosing from Hollywood starlet to […]
Episode #143: Commissioned by French Vogue to create a fashion editorial featuring clothes from the Spanish design house Balenciaga, artist Cindy Sherman discusses the first time she used a digital camera to make pictures, ultimately creating different versions of images for the magazine and for herself. In self-reflexive photographs and films, Cindy Sherman invents myriad […]
Episode #087: Surveying some of the props shes used over the years, including masks and mannequin parts, artist Cindy Sherman demonstrates how she uses stand-ins to gauge the focus and composition of her images. In self-reflexive photographs and films, Cindy Sherman invents myriad guises, metamorphosing from Hollywood starlet to clown to society matron. Often […]
Artists from a wide array of disciplines continue to find layers of meaning and complexity in the work of Cindy Sherman. A panel comprised of artists with backgrounds in fiction writing, film, performance, and contemporary art, moderated by Walker chief curator Darsie Alexander, explores the multifaceted impact of Sherman’s 30-year career. Join the discussion with […]
Writer Dodie Kazanjian discusses Cindy Sherman’s Untitled Film Still #48 (1979). Part of the exhibition Cindy Sherman, on view at the Walker Art Center November 10, 2012 to February 17, 2013. Filmed by David Shuff, Calvin Robertson, and Ben Coccio ©2012 The Museum of Modern Art, New York
Exhibition curator Eva Respini, associate curator at The Museum of Modern Art, New York, discusses Cindy Sherman’s Untitled #466 (2008). Part of the exhibition Cindy Sherman, on view at the Walker Art Center November 10, 2012 to February 17, 2013. Filmed by David Shuff, Calvin Robertson, and Ben Coccio ©2012 The Museum of Modern Art, […]
Artist Marina Abramović discusses Cindy Sherman’s Untitled #90 (1981). Part of the exhibition Cindy Sherman, on view at the Walker Art Center November 10, 2012 to February 17, 2013. Filmed by David Shuff, Calvin Robertson, and Ben Coccio ©2012 The Museum of Modern Art, New York
Cynthia “Cindy” Morris Sherman (born January 19, 1954) is an American photographer and film director, best known for her conceptual portraits.
New York based artist, Cindy Sherman, is famous for her photographs of women in which she is not only the photographer, but also the subject. She has contributed her own footage to the programme by recording her studio and herself at work with her Hi-8 video camera. It reveals a range of unexpected sources from […]
For her latest show at Sprüth Magers London, Cindy Sherman has produced a series of new large-scale murals. They depict a variety of strange and eccentric characters wearing nondescript attire, set upon an extravagant printed woodland backdrop. They are of course, the artist herself, dressed up and disguised as she once again takes on the […]
Shot over four days of the install of Cindy Sherman’s 2011 show at Sprüth Magers London.
The various personas animating this new body of work were created as shrines to nondescript, eccentric characters who might also be seen to denote sentries, guarding the entrance to some fabled land, casting ambiguous and disconcerting glances at the viewer. The combined costumes, poses and facial expressions change dramatically from one figure to the next, […]
Cindy Sherman’s “Untitled Film Stills,” a series of 69 black-and-white photographs created between 1977 and 1980, is widely seen as one of the most original and influential achievements in recent art. EXPLORE ALL CINDY SHERMAN ON ASX (All rights reserved. Images @ Cindy Sherman.)
Cindy Sherman talks to David Frankel – ’80s Then – Interview ArtForum, March, 2003 DAVID FRANKEL: For many people, you seem to crystallize what was new In the art of the ’80s. Did you intend to make that kind of departure? Or did you feel connected to ’70s art? CINDY SHERMAN: I didn’t set out […]