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Making Images, Not Jargon

Excursions: Cindy Sherman at MoMA
leong@lakevillejournal.com

The Museum of Modern Art’s massive, exciting, yet oddly curated survey of photographer Cindy Sherman’s work since 1980, when she invaded the New York art scene with the 69 pictures in “Untitled Movie Stills,” is graphic evidence of why this small, blonde woman, working alone in her studio, has altered the progress of art photography throughout the world.

Photography, once a documentary medium, has expanded to include staged design controlled by the photographer. And no one stages or controls her images like Cindy Sherman.

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