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Nterrogates the imagery employed by the mass media po pular culture and fine art Television advertising magazines fashion and Old Master paintings all form part of her visual language Whether using make up costumes props and prosthetics to manipulate her own appearance or devising elaborate tableaux her entire body of years work constitutes a highly distinctive response to contemporary and earlier culture whose stylistic tropes she appropriates and uotes This book will explo.
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This book which accompanies a major exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery considers Cindy Sherman s oeuvre through the lens of portraiture Featuring key examples of her work from her earliest photographs through to her most recent it explores the mercurial relationship between appearance and reality Cindy Sherman is among the most influential artists of her generation Using herself as model wearing a range of costumes and portraying herself in invented situations she i.
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Re the rich cultural sources that Sherman plunders in creating provocative and ambiguous images that lead us to uestion the things we see Sherman s work is surveyed through two related themes Examining Sherman s art within the context of portraiture it explores the way that identity is constructed from appearance It also considers the nature of Sherman s involvement with a range of styles by positioning her work in the context of the pre existing imagery that she appropriate.