Cindy Sherman — National Portrait Gallery

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National Portrait Gallery, St. Martin’s Place (just off Trafalgar Square), London
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0207 306 0055

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Dates & Time:
27th June to 15th September 2019
10 AM to 6 PM (Mon-Thu, Sat-Sun); 10 AM to 9 PM (Fri)
Tickets & Cost:
£18. See npg.org.ukk

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The National Portrait Gallery is putting on a major new retrospective of works by contemporary artist Cindy Sherman.

The exhibition will include around 150 works taken from the mid-1970s to the present day -- many of which have never before been seen in a public gallery.

It will include everything from films, fashion and adverts, showing how Sherman has manipulated her own appearance and used new materials to explore the tension between facade and reality.

A particular highlight will be her ground-breaking series Untitled Film Stills, from 1977-80.

 

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