Cindy Sherman Khadija Shirwa

Early life: Cindy Sherman was born on January 19, 1954 in Glen Ridge, New Jersey. She is the youngest in her family. Sherman has 4 other siblings. She didn't really care about art as a child. Her parents weren't really involved in art, but they supported her. She went to University college at buffalo to study art.

Career: Sherman started out painting. She got tired of it and became a photographer. She thought she could express her ideas more through a camera rather than just painting. While studying photography she met Robert Longo and Charles Clough. They formed Hallwalls. She took pictures of herself and acted in movies.

Memorable Events: Sherman changed her style and become more scarier and weird. She had pictures with doll parts and in deformed and strange backgrounds. She stopped taking pictures of her self and used doll parts instead.

Overall Meaning of Art Work: Sherman used herself as a model. She took pictures of other regular women. She changes the backgrounds and settings.

Influences: Sherman became internationally famous at a young age. She is still alive and lives in New York as a photographer. Her work value increased over the years. She became the first rich women photographer.

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