According to photographer Cindy Sherman, "The male half of society has structured the whole language of how women see and think about themselves." In "Untitled Film Stills" (1977-1980), Sherman featured herself in various guises that resemble stock characters from Hollywood melodramas, providing a Po
Baldessari's work involves mundane objects tagged with equally unremarkable texts that often produce barks of laughter and/or cynicism from viewers. His compositions are montages of apparently unrelated visual or textual fragments from photographs, film stills, newspapers, magazines, and artworks.
The statuesque Weimaraners that are the subjects of William Wegman's signature portraits have less to do with the stranded kittens of 'Hang in There' poster fame than they do with the works of Cindy Sherman or even Edward Weston. Like Sherman, Wegman is a practitioner of setup photography, a method i
Justine Kurland's photographs are about adolescence, awkwardness, girls, the American landscape, secrets, and quiet, private dreams of community that hide behind tough exteriors and blank faces. Relatively large-scale, and often theatrically staged, Kurland's images position their subjects hanging ou