Cindy Sherman - History Portraits
Cindy Sherman - History Portraits

Cindy Sherman - History Portraits

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Cindy Sherman emerged in the 1980s as one of the most important figures on the American art scene. In her History Portraits series from 1989/90, Sherman seems to use the paintings of the Old Masters and portrays figures inspired by identifiable works of art history.

Description

In her richly illustrated essay, art historian Christa Döttinger investigates and explores the varied and interwoven layers of images in the History Portraits, showing there's a method to Cindy Sherman's forays into art history. Her analysis reveals Cindy Sherman's framed, large-format color photographs to be a vital affirmation of painting. As a whole, the series presents a condensed history of the portrait painting.

Characteristics

Hardcover.
Colour illustrations.

EAN
9783829606004
Number of pages
72
Number of illustrations
100
Publication date
15/02/2012
Dimensions
243 mm x 177 mm x 18 mm
Author
Christa Döttinger est historienne de l'art.
Publisher
Schirmer/Mosel
Categories
Exhibitions, Cindy Sherman, Selection of Books, Photography

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