CINDY SHERMAN (B. 1954)
CINDY SHERMAN (B. 1954)
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CINDY SHERMAN (B. 1954)

Untitled

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CINDY SHERMAN (B. 1954)
Untitled
signed, numbered and dated 'Cindy Sherman 1⁄6 2008' (on the reverse)
chromogenic print, in artist's frame
95 3⁄4 x 60 in. (230.5 x 152.4 cm.)
Executed in 2008. This work is number one from an edition of six.
Provenance
Metro Pictures, New York
Acquired from the above by the present owner
Literature
Sprüth Magers and Metro Pictures, Cindy Sherman, New York, 2008, p. 12 (another example illustrated).
A. Cruz, Transformer," The Village Voice, November 2008, p. 36 (another example illustrated).
S. Balhetchet, "Hot Shows: Cindy Sherman," HotShoeDecember 2008/January 2009, p. 87 (another example illustrated).
Ivory Press, “Portfolio: Cindy Sherman,” C International Photo Magazine: 9, London, 2009, p. 117 (another example illustrated).
M. Bonnet and F. Bousteau, "Qu’est-ce que L’Art Aujourd’hui?,” Beaux Arts Editions, Paris, 2009, pp. 210-211 (another example illustrated).
U. Stahel, ed., "Darkside II, ” Fotomuseum Winterthur and Steidl Verlag, Göttingen, 2009, p. 275 (another example illustrated).
E. Respini, ed., Cindy Sherman, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, 2012, p. 224 (another example illustrated).
G. Schor, Cindy Sherman: Das Früwerk 1975-1977, Ostfildern, 2012, p. 70 (another example illustrated).
S. Brown, ed., Horst: Photographer of Style, London, 2014, p. 278 (another example illustrated).
M. Reilly, ed., Women Artists: The Linda Nochlin Reader, New York, 2005, p. 29 (another example illustrated).
T, McDonough, “Human/Capital,” October, No.153, Summer 2015, p. 118, (another example illustrated).
R. Mutch, ed., Cindy Sherman, Brisbane, 2016, p. 114 (another example illustrated).
P. Kaiser et al., Cindy Sherman: Imitation of Life, Los Angeles, 2016, p. 135 (another example illustrated).
J. Hoffmann, The ARCADES: Contemporary Art and Walter Benjamin. New York and New Haven, 2017, pp. 52-53 (another example illustrated).
F. Bonami and B. Berne, Cindy Sherman: Once Upon a Time, 1981-2011, New York, 2017, p. 113 (another example illustrated).
P. Moorhouse, Cindy Sherman, London, 2019, p. 207 (another example illustrated).
W. A. Ewing and H. Roussell. Civilization: The Way We Live Now, Minneapolis, New York, Paris, Lausanne, 2019, p. 110 (another example illustrated).
M. Bernadac and O. Michelon, eds., Cindy Sherman, Paris, 2020, p. 185 (another example illustrated).
Exhibited
New York, Metro Pictures, Cindy Sherman, November-December 2008 (another example exhibited).
Brisbane, Gallery of Modern Art, Cindy Sherman, May-October 2016.
New York, Museum of Modern Art; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; Minneapolis, Walker Art Center and Dallas Museum of Art, Cindy Sherman, February 2011-June 2013 (another example exhibited).
New York, Mnuchin Gallery, Cindy Sherman: Once Upon A Time, 1981-2011, April-June 2017 (another example exhibited).
London, National Portrait Gallery; Montreal Museum of Fine Arts and Paris, Fondation Louis Vuitton, Cindy Sherman, June 2019-August 2020, p. 185 (exhibited and illustrated).
Special notice
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Lot Essay

I don’t know if it was therapeutic, out of boredom, or my own fascination with thinking about make-up in the mid-seventies... I had this desire to transform myself. I would just play around and turn into a character in my bedroom.
– Cindy Sherman

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