Cindy Sherman

Visual Artist

1954 –

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Who is Cindy Sherman?

Cynthia "Cindy" Morris Sherman is an American photographer and film director, best known for her conceptual portraits. In 1995, she was the recipient of a MacArthur Fellowship. Through a number of different series of works, Sherman has sought to raise challenging and important questions about the role and representation of women in society, the media and the nature of the creation of art. Her photographs include some of the most expensive photographs ever sold. Sherman lives and works in New York.

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Born
Jan 19, 1954
Glen Ridge
Also known as
  • Cynthia "Cindy" Morris Sherman
  • Cynthia Morris Sherman
Spouses
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Bachelor of Arts, State University of New York College at Buffalo
    Photography
    ( - 1976)
Lived in
  • Glen Ridge
  • Lower Manhattan
  • Buffalo
  • Long Island

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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