This is a fantastic early Cindy Sherman - a perfect entry-level piece to collecting one of the most influential and esteemed artists of the 20th century.

With a long and extremely diverse career, much of Sherman’s work places her in the image's centre, for various conceptual explorations ranging from feminine identity to construction of the image.

This work is a paradigm of her interest in employing freakish masks and dolls which she began in the late 1980's. Also, the inclusion of plastics, in the form of a doll, is evidence of her use of prosthetics and doll parts which enveloped the entirety of her highly socio-political “Sex Pictures” series from 1992, interrogating the objectification of women.

This image, conceptually and aesthetically also foreshadows most of her work in the 1990's in series such as "History Portraits" (1988-90) and "Broken Dolls" (1999).

To further explore Sherman's fascinating oeuvre, we recommend MoMA's impressive database chronicling her career.  

Sherman’s work is represented in every major public collection including SF MoMA, Tate Gallery (London), and Centre Georges Pompidou (Pairs) and the Metropolitan Museum of Art (NYC).

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"Mask Over Baby Doll"


Signed and numbered from an edition of 125 verso

20"H 15"W (work)

36"H 31"W (framed) 

Very good condition


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