NOTED: VISUAL ARTS
Jenny Holzer, Kind of Blue, 2012. 9 LED signs with blue diodes. 9/10 x 120 x 576 inches. Museum purchase.
Acquired in 2012. © 2012 Jenny Holzer, member Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Photo by Paul Kamuf
Cindy Sherman, a retrospective tracing the groundbreaking artist’s career from the 1970s to the present, opens March 17 at the Dallas Museum of Art.
Sherman, who works unassisted as her own model,
is widely recognized as one of the most significant
contemporary artists of the last 40 years. The exhibition is organized by Eva Respini, Associate Curator,
Department of Photography, The Museum of Modern Art in New York, and the curator of the Dallas
presentation is Gabriel Ritter, The Nancy and Tim
Hanley Assistant Curator of Contemporary Art. Says
Ritter: “Cindy Sherman is one of the most important artists working today in any medium. Her work
skillfully weaves together images from our collective
consciousness—borrowing from the worlds of film,
fashion, and art history—to reveal the infinite malleability of personal identity and to challenge our preconceived notions of photography itself. The DMA
has a long history of championing Sherman’s work,
having participated in her first major survey in 1988
(organized by the Akron Art Museum), and we are
thrilled to be exhibiting her work once again with
this definitive retrospective.” Through June 9, Barrel Vault and Hanley, Lamont, Rachofsky, and Stof-fel Galleries. Image, left: Untitled #466, 2008, Cindy
Sherman, Chromogenic color print, 8 ft. 6 in. x 70
in., The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Acquired through the generosity of Robert B. Menschel
in honor of Jerry I. Speyer. © 2012 Cindy Sherman.
Jenny Holzer, Kind of Blue
“The whole piece will operate as a literal
river of glowing language that extends from
one end of a large clerestory gallery to a
glass wall at the edge of the museum’s pond.
Thus, Holzer’s text will create the illusion of
penetrating and traveling through water.”
– Patricia Mora, Patron Magazine
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