Cindy Sherman

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Cindy Sherman

Cindy Sherman is an American photographer whose works concentrate on images of female characters, many of whom are stereotypes of characters from film and older types of art.

Her 1978 work Untitled film stills show images of women as they are often portrayed in the movies; the type of female character seen in such films as Hitchcock thrillers, photographed in Black and White.

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Assignment 4 – “A picture is worth a thousand words”

Write an essay of 1,000 words on an image of your choice.

For this assignment I have chosen a photograph taken by my father. This is just one of the photographs in an album which I found in my mother’s house after she died. Unfortunately my father died when I was still a teenager, so there is nobody alive now who could offer any first hand information on the content of these photographs. Continue reading Assignment 4 – “A picture is worth a thousand words”

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