Blogging from A to Z Challenge: S is for…Cindy Sherman (#AtoZChallenge)

Welcome to my April 2020 Great and Powerful Blogging from A to Z Challenge!

Cindy Sherman (1954- ) is an American photographer  “Whose work consists exclusively of photographic self-portraits, depicting herself in many different contexts and as various imagined characters. ” (  “For four decades, Cindy Sherman has probed the construction of identity, playing with the visual and cultural codes of art, celebrity, gender, and photography. ” (

I’ve heard of Sherman before in a photography class, and her work is very compelling – self portraits, but all of her as other people.  Check out a large catalogue of her works at the MoMa.

I must apologize for not writing more, and for not composing more of my own thoughts, for any of these posts.  Normally flying by the seat of my pants works for me, but apparently not in a pandemic when I work for an eLearning area of a college whose entire roster of courses is suddenly moving online.  But, I’m here, and I really hope you are enjoying the work of the photographers I am presenting!


Cindy Sherman at Wikipedia

Cindy Sherman at MoMA

Cindy Sherman at the Broad

Cindy Sherman: ‘Why am I in these photos?’

Cindy Sherman: Me, myself and I

Thanks for visiting my 2020 A to Z Challenge – Letter S.  You can find links to more blogs participating in this challenge at A to Z 2020 Challenge Master List (Google Docs).

Posted on April 22, 2020, in A to Z Challenge, photography, Photos I took, Writing and tagged , . Bookmark the permalink. 12 Comments.

  1. I remember Cindy Sherman when she had an exhibit at the Blue Sky Gallery in Portland Oregon. I was a volunteer there and enjoyed her work. Thanks for all your hard work in putting together your blog.

  2. I saw an exhibit of Cindy Sherman’s works – I think at the Philadelphia Museum of Art – several years ago and was intrigued. I like how her photos can make laugh and feel profoundly disturbed, sometimes at the same time.

  3. Cindy Sherman is one weird chick. Emily–don’t apologize! You are doing great with this challenge (which, to me, is huge!) and working… go, girl!

  4. Woohoo, one I have heard of and know a bit about! I’m ashamed at how few I’m recognising.

  5. What an interesting project to placer herself in her own work as so many different personas. Weekends In Maine

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