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Cindy Sherman Quotes

Quotes by Cindy Sherman - (10 quotes)

Cindy Sherman - From the Challenge category:

If I knew what the picture was going to be like I wouldn't make it. It was almost like it was made already... the challenge is more about trying to make what you can't think of. (Cindy Sherman)

Cindy Sherman - From the Contemporary Art category:

I didn't want to make 'high' art; I had no interest in using paint. I wanted to find something that anyone could relate to without knowing about contemporary art. I wasn't thinking in terms of precious prints or archival quality; I didn't want the work to seem like a commodity. (Cindy Sherman)

Cindy Sherman - From the Exploration category:

I am fine, though it is hard to think of what kind of work to make at this point, other than decorative, escapist or abstract. I suppose I'll explore one or all of these things. (Cindy Sherman)

Cindy Sherman - From the Gender category:

I was supporting myself, but nothing like the guy painters, as I refer to them. I always resented that actually... we were all getting the same amount of press, but they were going gangbusters with sales. (Cindy Sherman)

Cindy Sherman - From the Gender category:

The work is what it is and hopefully it's seen as feminist work, or feminist-advised work, but I'm not going to go around espousing theoretical bullshit about feminist stuff. (Cindy Sherman)

Cindy Sherman - From the Music category:

I can't work without it [music]. And it has to be the right kind, because if it's not then I get into a bad mood. I work with a remote so that I can change CDs instantly if I need to. (Cindy Sherman)

Cindy Sherman - From the Spectator category:

The still must tease with the promise of a story the viewer of it itches to be told. (Cindy Sherman)

Cindy Sherman - From the Success category:

I was feeling guilty in the beginning; it was frustrating to be successful when a lot of my friends weren't. Also, I was constantly being reminded of that by people in my family making jokes. (Cindy Sherman)

Cindy Sherman - From the Tradition category:

I didn't have any interest in traditional art. (Cindy Sherman)

Cindy Sherman - From the Work category:

When I do work, I get so much done in such a concentrated time that once I'm through a series, I'm so drained I don't want to get near the camera. (Cindy Sherman)