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SHERMAN, Cindy (<i>born</i> 1954), Photographer, filmmaker

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
SHERMAN, Cindy (born 1954), Photographer, filmmaker

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American, 20th – 21st century, female.

Born 19 January 1954, in Glen Ridge (New Jersey).

Photographer, filmmaker Figures, portraits.

Neo-Conceptual Art, Appropriation Art (Simulationism), Identity Art (Feminist Art).

In 1972, Cindy Sherman enrolled at the State University of New York at Buffalo, first focusing on painting before discovering the expressive potential in photography. While in college, Sherman began to formulate characters. At first a personal exploration of

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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