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CINDY SHERMAN
I didn't have any interest in traditional art. - Cindy Sherman

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

I am always surprised at all the things people read into my photos, but it also amuse me. That may be because I have nothing specific in mind when I'm working. My intentions are neither feminist nor political. I try to put double or multible meanings into my photos, which might give rise to a greater variety of interpretations... - Cindy Sherman - except from an interview with Wilfried Dickhoff., Prospect : Photography in Contemporary Art , ISBN: 390816219X , Page: 280

I didn't think of what I was doing as political. To me it was a way to make the best out of what I liked to do privately, which was to dress up. - Cindy Sherman - Black and White Magazine

I didn’t think of what I was doing as political. To me it was a way to make the best out of what I liked to do privately, which was to dress up. - Cindy Sherman - B&W Magazine

People assume that a self-portrait is narcissistic and you're trying to reveal something about yourself: fantasies or autobiographical information. In fact, none of my work is about me or my private life. - Cindy Sherman

I'll see a photograph of a character and try to copy them on to my face. I think I'm really observant, and thinking how a person is put together, seeing them on the street and noticing subtle things about them that make them who they are. - Cindy Sherman

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