Cindy Sherman does Socialite.



In the age of Photoshop, Cindy Sherman still reigns as the transformation queen.
Sherman Evokes Aging, Botoxed Dames in $250,000 Photos: Hot Art
(from Bloomberg) Sporting heavy makeup, wigs, fake nails and teeth, artist Cindy Sherman transforms herself into a cast of aging society matrons in her striking new works. The exhibition at the Metro Pictures gallery – her first in New York in four years – consists of 14 large-scale color photographs; each stars the chameleon-like artist disguised as yet another bejeweled, Botoxed dame. These unblinking portraits tackle themes of mortality, femininity and beauty.

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