Professor Wanley’s lecherous admiration of a portrait of a beautiful woman in a gallery widow is one of the key scenes of film noir. Hypnotic hold broken by a familiar reflection in the glass, Wanley spins around to find the subject of the portrait materialised in the flesh and returning his gaze. A series of […]Read more "Women in the Window: Joan Bennett, Cindy Sherman, Casa Susanna"
Cindy Sherman collects. She trawls flea markets, thrift stores, and fashion houses for the clothes, wigs, and accessories used in her performances to camera. These performances inhabit character types themselves derived from movies and television, art, and fashion. She also collects other people’s photographs. This exhibition draws from Sherman’s collection of found photographs, scrapbooks and […]Read more "Other People’s Photographs: Cindy Sherman’s Found Albums and Scrapbooks"