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Author Respini, Eva.

Title Cindy Sherman / Eva Respini ; with contributions by Johanna Burton and John Waters ; [edited by Kate Norment]
Published New York : Museum of Modern Art : Distributed in the United States and Canada by Artbook/D.A.P., 2012


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Description 264 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 31 cm
Contents Will the real Cindy Sherman please stand up? / Eva Respini -- Cindy Sherman: abstraction and empathy / Johanna Burton -- Cindy Sherman and John Waters: a conversation -- Plates
Summary "Cindy Sherman is one of the most influential and consistently original artists of our time. Masquerading as a myriad of characters in front of her own camera, Sherman creates invented personas and provocative tableaus that examine the construction of identity and the nature of representation. Her works speak to our increasingly image-saturated world, drawing on the unlimited supply of visual material provided by the mass media, pop culture, and art history. Whether portraying a career girl or a blond bombshell, a fashion victim or a clown, a French aristocrat or a society lady of a certain age, Sherman's work has always had the ability to reflect the ideas of the culture at large and to resonate with a wide audience. Cindy Sherman presents the most up-to-date overview of her groundbreaking career, from the mid-1970s to the present, and provides new insight into the work of this relentlessly innovative artist."--Publisher's website
Notes Catalog of an exhibition held at the Museum of Modern Art, New York, Feb. 26-June 11, 2012 and elsewhere through June 2013
"Cindy Sherman and John Waters: a conversation": p. 68
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 252-259)
Subject Sherman, Cindy -- Exhibitions.
Sherman, Cindy -- Interviews.
Photography, Artistic -- Exhibitions.
Genre/Form Exhibition catalogs.
Author Sherman, Cindy.
Burton, Johanna.
Waters, John, 1946-
Norment, Kate.
Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.)
ISBN 9780870708121 (hbk.)
0870708120 (hbk.)