A happening is a performance or event that is considered to be art. This blog covers world art events, art news and publications, and will expose the reader to all areas of the art world. The fine arts will be covered such as painting, sculpture, assemblage, installation, photography, conceptual art, large scale craft related events, handmade/altered books, and printmaking. Blog is maintained by an Art Librarian at the Rochester Public Library (NY).
Sunday, February 19, 2012
Cindy Sherman Unmasked
Yes it's my third post about Cindy Sherman but this show at MOMA is about to open her landmark show on Feb. 26. with more than 170 photographs some 18 feet tall. Sherman is the subject of all her photographs where she uses props she has collected to alter herself, complete with wigs, body parts, and full rubber body suits. Sherman is the makeup artist, costumer, and photographer, the creator, the dark and complex characters that maybe we have encountered in other paces other than a museum wall.
Read more at the NYT article.
See more at MoMA Interactive