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Cindy Sherman

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Inconsiderate, rude behavior drives me nuts. And I guess the inconsiderate rudeness of social ineptitude definitely fuels my work.

— Cindy Sherman

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The still must tease with the promise of a story the viewer of it itches to be told.

— Cindy Sherman

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Every time you have to come up with a new body of work for a new show, you're aware that people are just ready to rip you apart, they're just waiting for you to fall or make the slightest trip up.

— Cindy Sherman

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Everyone thinks these are self-portraits but they aren't meant to be. I just use myself as a model because I know I can push myself to extremes, make each shot as ugly or goofy or silly as possible.

— Cindy Sherman

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I didn't have any interest in traditional art.

— Cindy Sherman

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I feel I'm anonymous in my work. When I look at the pictures, I never see myself; they aren't self-portraits. Sometimes I disappear.

— Cindy Sherman

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I'm really just using the mirror to summon something I don't even know until I see it.

— Cindy Sherman

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My dad was such a bigot. He was a horrible, self-centred person. He was really racist and he'd talk about the Jews and blacks and Catholics even.

— Cindy Sherman

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About Cindy Sherman

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"I was feeling guilty in the beginning; it was frustrating to be successful when a lot of my friends weren’t. Among her awards are the Larry Aldrich Foundation Award (1993); Wolfgang Hahn Prize (1997); Hasselblad Award (1999); Guild Hall Academy of the Arts Lifetime Achievement Award for Visual Arts (2005); American Academy of Arts and Sciences Award (2003); National Arts Award (2001); Jewish Museum’s Man Ray Award (2009); and the Roswitha Haftmann Prize (2012). I wasn't thinking in terms of precious prints or archival quality; I didn't want the work to seem like a commodity.

In 1995 Cindy Sherman was the recipient of a MacArthur Fellowship. Cynthia "Cindy" Morris Sherman (born January 19 1954) is an American photographer and film director best known for her conceptual portraits.

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