Cindy Sherman’s newly public Instagram is a surprise, 600-piece online exhibit
Originally noticed by Artnet, photographer Cindy Sherman suddenly has a public Instagram account with hundreds of posts. For fans of the photographer, it’s kind of like a surprise show of new material.
The account has been active, but private, since October of last year. In the 590 images posted to the account, Sherman dabbles with some standard, banal Instagram behaviors like food photography, short videos of wild animals, and throwback Mother’s Day pics. Those photos, and the ones of Sherman’s pet macaw, a Katy Perry concert, and some New Jersey Fourth of July fireworks could fit it on basically any Instagram account.
But they’re mixed in with what appears to be new work from the 63-year-old artist, who made her name as an actress…