Cindy ShermanUntitled 1976, printed 2000

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Cindy Sherman (born 1954)
From Bus Riders
Date 1976, printed 2000
MediumPhotograph, gelatin silver print on paper
Dimensionsimage: 189 x 127 mm
Acquisition Purchased with funds provided by the American Fund for the Tate Gallery 2001
Not on display


Bus Riders is a series of fifteen black and white photographs Sherman produced shortly after graduating from the State University College at Buffalo, New York, where she studied art (1972-6). They were not publically exhibited until the artist had them reprinted in late 2000 for an exhibition at Glen Horowitz Booksellers at East Hampton, New York, together with another series from the same period, Murder Mystery People (1976/2000). Both series were reprinted in editions of twenty. Bus Riders and Murder Mystery People provide an important bridge between a series Sherman created as a student, Untitled A, B, C and D 1975 (Tate P11437-40), and her first major work, the Untitled Film Stills 1977-80 (Tate P11516-9)… (read more)

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