• Post-War & Contemporary Aftern auction at Christies

    Sale 2221

    Post-War & Contemporary Afternoon Session

    11 November 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 358

    CINDY SHERMAN (B. 1954)

    Untitled Film Still #50

    Price Realised  

    CINDY SHERMAN (B. 1954)
    Untitled Film Still #50
    signed, numbered and dated 'Cindy Sherman 2/3 1979' (on the reverse)
    gelatin silver print
    33 x 41 in. (83.8 x 104.1 cm.)
    Executed in 1979. This work is number two from an edition of three.


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    Provenance

    Metro Pictures, New York
    Private collection, New York
    Anon. sale; Christie's, New York, 17 May 2007, lot 380
    Acquired at the above sale by the present owner


    Literature

    P. Schjeldahl and I. M. Danoff, Cindy Sherman, New York 1984, no. 31 (illustrated).
    N. Fuku, "A Woman of Parts," Art in America, May 29, 1987, p. 74 (illustrated).
    A. C. Danto, Cindy Sherman Untitled Film Stills, Munich 1990, no. 35 (illustrated).
    R. Kraus, Cindy Sherman 1975-1993, New York 1993, pp. 58-59 (illustrated).
    A. Cruz, E. Smith and A. Jones, eds., Cindy Sherman Retrospective, Chicago 1997, p. 73, no. 32 (illustrated).
    D. Frankel, ed., Cindy Sherman: The Complete Untitled Film Stills, New York, 2003, p. 137 (illustrated).


    Exhibited

    The Museum of Contemporary Art Los Angeles, Forest of Signs: Art in
    the Crisis of Representation
    , May-August 1989.
    Hamburg Deichtorhallen; Malmö Konsthall; Kunstmuseum Lucerne, Cindy Sherman: Photographic Works 1975-1995, May 1995-February 1996, no. 28 (illustrated, another example exhibited).
    Luxembourg, Musée National d'Histoire et d'Art Casino Luxembourg,
    Congrescos e Exposicions de Ponteverda; Sydney, Museum of Contemporary Art, Veronica's Revenge, March 1999-March 2001, (another example exhibited).
    Paris, Jeu de Paume; Bregenz, Kunsthaus Bregenz; Humlebaek, Louisiana Musuem of Modern Art; Berlin, Martin-Gropius-Bau, Cindy Sherman,