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Summary

Cindy Sherman (born in Glen Ridge, New Jersey) is a famous Photographer from USA, she is 64 years old and still alive, born January 19, 1954.

Biography

Sherman has played a key role in pop and conceptual art questioning and redefinition of the conventional photographic development. She works in series, and in many of her photographs she uses herself as model. One of her best known series is the Untitled Film Stills (1977 - 1980), in which she portrays herself in roles as heroines from among B-movies and European art films. Many of her works focus on how women in film, magazines and television are portrayed in stereotypes.

In response to cuts in the artist fellowships in the United States, and government attempts at censorship of art photographers Robert Mapplethorpe and Andres Serrano, Sherman made ​​in 1989 a series called Sex.

Sherman has also made films. Her first film was Office Killer in 1997.

Sherman married director Michel Auder in 1984, making her step-mother to Auder's daughter, Alexandra. They later divorced in 1999. Sherman and musician David Byrne started dating in 2007.

Zodiac etc.

She is born under the zodiac capricorn, who is known for Determination, Dominance, Perservering, Practical, Willful. Our collection contains 13 quotes who is written / told by Cindy.

Related authors: David Byrne, Andres Serrano, Robert Mapplethorpe

Source / external links:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cindy_Sherman

Famous quotes by Cindy Sherman (13)


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"We're all products of what we want to project to the world. Even people who don't spend any time, or think they don't, on preparing themselves for the world out there - I think that ultimately they have for their whole lives groomed themselves to be a certain way, to present a face to the world"
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"The still must tease with the promise of a story the viewer of it itches to be told"
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"I'm really just using the mirror to summon something I don't even know until I see it"
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"People think because it's photography it's not worth as much, and because it's a woman artist, you're still not getting as much - there's still definitely that happening. I'm still really competitive when it comes to, I guess, the male painters and male artists. I still think that's really unfair"
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"I don't analyze what I'm doing. I've read convincing interpretations of my work, and sometimes I've noticed something that I wasn't aware of, but I think, at this point, people read into my work out of habit. Or I'm just very, very smart"
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"Everyone thinks these are self-portraits but they aren't meant to be. I just use myself as a model because I know I can push myself to extremes, make each shot as ugly or goofy or silly as possible"
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"I think I always resented the fact that people thought I was trying to entertain them with my multifaceted, chameleonlike character changes. Although I liked doing that, I wasn't out to fool people and say 'Guess which one is me.'"
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"I didn't have any interest in traditional art"
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"I'll see a photograph of a character and try to copy them on to my face. I think I'm really observant, and thinking how a person is put together, seeing them on the street and noticing subtle things about them that make them who they are"
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"I feel I'm anonymous in my work. When I look at the pictures, I never see myself; they aren't self-portraits. Sometimes I disappear"
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"Inconsiderate, rude behavior drives me nuts. And I guess the inconsiderate rudeness of social ineptitude definitely fuels my work"
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"Every time you have to come up with a new body of work for a new show, you're aware that people are just ready to rip you apart, they're just waiting for you to fall or make the slightest trip up"
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"My dad was such a bigot. He was a horrible, self-centred person. He was really racist and he'd talk about the Jews and blacks and Catholics even"


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