Inconsiderate, rude behavior drives me nuts. And I guess the inconsiderate rudeness of social ineptitude definitely fuels my work.
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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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.
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.
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.’
|Birth:||19th January, 1954|
Cynthia "Cindy" Morris Sherman was born in Glen Ridge, New Jersey. She is an American photographer. As an artist she was known for her photography of herself in portraits in various scenarios that stereotype certain types of woman. She studied at Buffalo State College and earned her Bachelor’s degree from State University of New York in 1972-1976. In 1995, she was the recipient of a MacArthur Fellowship. To create her photographs, Sherman shoots alone in her studio, assuming multiple roles as author, director, make-up artist, hairstylist, wardrobe mistress, and model. She transforms herself into characters and sets up settings from popular culture such as: television soap operas, old movies and pulp magazines.
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