New Works by Cindy Sherman at Hauser & Wirth, Wooster Street

 

 

 

Cindy Sherman, Gelatin silver print and chromogenic color print © Cindy Sherman Courtesy the artist and Hauser & Wirth ~ Untitled #629 2010/2023, 50.8 x 33.7 cm / 20 x 13 1/4 in ~ Untitled #632 2010/2023 50.8 x 33.7 cm / 20 x 13 1/4 in

‘When I’m shooting, I’m trying to get to a point where I’m basically not recognizing myself. That’s often what it’s about.’—Cindy Sherman

On 18 January 2024, preeminent American artist Cindy Sherman will unveil her latest body of work for the first time in the United States at Hauser & Wirth’s Wooster Street location in New York City. The exhibition features approximately 30 new works and marks Sherman’s return to the historic SoHo district where, in the late 1970s, she debuted her now iconic Untitled Film Stills at the non- profit Artists Space, launching a career that has established her as one of the most recognized and influential artists of our time. Sherman’s ground-breaking work has probed themes of representation and identity in contemporary media for over four decades. Since the early 2000s, she has constructed personae using digital manipulation, meditating on the increasingly fractured sense of self in 21st century society and continuing an artistic exploration that has uniquely encapsulated her oeuvre since the outset of her career.

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Cindy Sherman. 1977 ~ 1982 to Open at Hauser & Wirth New York, 69th Street

 

 

 

Cindy Sherman, Untitled Film Still, 1978; Gelatin silver print, Edition of 10, 2 AP; 8 x 10in/20.3 x 25.4 cm © Cindy Sherman. courtesy the artist and Hauser & Wirth

With her early work, Cindy Sherman revolutionized the role of the camera in artistic practice and opened the door for generations of artists and critics to rethink photography as a medium. On 4 May 2022, Hauser & Wirth New York will present over one hundred works from Sherman’s most groundbreaking and influential early series – including the complete set of 70 Untitled Film Stills, Rear Screen Projections and Centerfolds – in her first major solo exhibition with the gallery.

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