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    Post War and Contemporary Art Afternoon Session

    14 May 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 388

    CINDY SHERMAN (B. 1954)

    Untitled #38

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    CINDY SHERMAN (B. 1954)
    Untitled #38
    signed and dated 'Cindy Sherman 1979' (lower right)
    gelatin silver print
    38 x 28 in. (96.5 x 71.1 cm.)
    Executed in 1979. This work is number one from an edition of three.


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    Provenance

    Metro Pictures, New York
    Private collection, Woodmere
    Anon. sale; Christie's, New York, 27 February 1992, lot 38
    Acquired from the above by the present owner


    Literature

    A.C. Danto, Untitled Film Stills: Cindy Sherman, Munich, 1990/1998, pl. 25 (illustrated).
    R. Krauss, Cindy Sherman 1975-1993, New York, 1993, no. 14 (illustrated).
    Art Forum International, Summer 1997, p. 109 (illustrated).
    P. Galassi, ed., The Complete Untitled Film Stills: Cindy Sherman, New York, 2003, p. 59 (illustrated).


    Exhibited

    New York, Whitney Museum of American Art, Cindy Sherman, July-October 1987, no. 24 (illustrated, another example exhibited).
    Hamburg, Deichtorhallen; Malmö, Konsthall; Lucerne, Kunstmuseum, Cindy Sherman: Photographic Work 1975-1995, May 1995-February 1996, pl. 25 (illustrated, another example exhibited).
    Los Angeles, Museum of Contemporary Art, Forest of Signs: Art in the Crisis of Representation, May-August 1989.
    Los Angeles, The Museum of Contemporary Art; Chicago, Museum of Contemporary Art; Prague, Galerie Rudolfinum; London, Barbican Art Gallery; capc, Musé d'art Contemporain de Bordeaux; Sydney, Museum of Contemporary Art; Toronto, Art Gallery of Ontario, Cindy Sherman: Retrospective, November 1997-January 2000 pl. 43 (illustrated, another example illustrated).
    Paris, Jeu de Paume; Bregenz, Kunsthaus Bregenz; Humlebaek, Louisiana Museum of Art; Berlin, Martin-Gropius-Bau, Cindy Sherman, May 2006-June 2007 pp. 50, 243 (illustrated, another example exhibited).