i’m jealous of cindy sherman

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Writing about Diane Arbus the other day got me thinking about Cindy Sherman – another female photographer that I love. Cindy’s subject matter? Cindy… kinda. She is the subject of every single one of her photographs, although you might not be able to tell. She morphs herself into all sorts of characters (I love the the B-Movie starlets) in order to make a commentary on the ‘role and representation of women in society, the media and the nature of the creation of art.’

{Super cool fact: Cindy Sherman recently bought two pieces from another artist that I’ve written about… Martha Rich. Just one more reason for me to be ridiculously jealous of you Martha!}






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  1. New Italian Artists | Guest Post by The Jealous Curator. | yellowtrace blog ยป /// 01.19.2012 /// 10:13am

    [...] Italian artist in this line up is Moira Ricci. Much like another favourite photographer of mine, Cindy Sherman, Moira Ricci is present in all of her photographs. The difference between the work of these two [...]