can't wait to try out the new classroom.
i'm not sure exactly how to use the blog quite yet (i'm not exactly technologically saavy) but i wanted to share some art from one of my favourite photographers, Cindy Sherman. I know she's nothing new (most works were before the 80's) but some of her artwork (mostly self portraits with plastic imagery) is pretty close to what we are looking at in this class. this is a link to her website if you haven't seen her stuff before. it can be quite grotesque, but it raises interesting points about exhausting the voyeuristic gaze upon the female body!
Thursday, January 25, 2007
Cindy Sherman is in the House
Courtney-Lee Yip writes in to remind us about the tried and true performance art of Cindy Sherman; as Yip's letter has it: