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Cindy Sherman, Lady Gaga and the Process of Self-Design

Cindy Sherman, the American artist known for her Untitled Film Stills, 1977–1980 and subsequent self-portraits in which she transforms herself, through hair, makeup, prosthetics and costume, into various female characters from the seductive to the grotesque, is all about disguise. Cindy Sherman for MAC Cosmetics. Image: heartymagazine.com She’s been working this way for decades and is one of America’s best-known
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Lady Gaga vs. Cindy Sherman

Here’s a quote from Nancy Bauer’s opinion piece in the New York Times yesterday, which asks Are Lady Gaga and the women who identify with her confusing sexual power with self-objectification?: Lady Gaga. Image: ftweekly.com “There is nobody like Lady Gaga in part because she keeps us guessing about who she, as a woman, really is. She has been praised
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VoCA Recommends…Toronto exhibitions

In addition to the Power Plant’s summer exhibition, Not Quite How I Remember It, featuring work by Gerald Byrne, Diane Borsato and Nestor Kruger, VoCA recommends Object Factory at the Gardiner Museum, which features ceramics by the likes of VoCA favorites Cindy Sherman and the late, great Ettore Sottsass (see previous post HERE.) Cindy Sherman, Madame de Pompadour (née Poisson)
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Canada in May: VoCA Recommends…Toronto

Coming up this week on VoCA: A selection of recommended exhibitions across the country. TORONTO: Barbara Probst at Jessica Bradley Gallery Exposures May 8 – 7 June, 2008 Barbara Probst. Image: gfineartdc.com The New York-based German photographer “breaks the photographic moment into several points of view through the use of multiple cameras in a single shot.” It’s surprising and charming
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