Juxtapoz Magazine’s write-up of our Cindy Sherman exhibition brings up interesting questions concerning Sherman’s work.
Sherman recently told art critic Kenneth Baker “For the longest time, up until a couple of years ago, I was trying to lose myself in the work, literally and figuratively, so that I would never be recognized. Not just that it wouldn’t look like me but that it wouldn’t look like any of the other characters I’d done before. Just a few years ago, relaxing about that and not feeling this pressure to hide kind of freed me up.” A visit to Sherman’s exhibition at SFMOMA shows that the question in my head, “Who is the real Cindy Sherman?”, is irrelevant but inevitable, and perhaps I really should we asking, “Who do we want to be today?”
Read the full article here.