By Alexandra Jacobs
Updated November 12, 1997 at 05:00 AM EST
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Cindy Sherman: Retrospective

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Art-world darling Sherman started out benignly enough, dolling herself up as anonymous blowsy B-movie characters in her famed series of 69 Untitled Film Stills. Then this dour mannequin moved on to less subtly disturbing projects…like the occasional corpse. After a brief interval of bawdy Old Master reenactments?boom, the props took over: dolls? limbs pulled off, naughty bits mangled together pell-mell as if to say ?take that, Jesse Helms.? You might want to keep some of the provocative, unlovely stuff away from the kiddies, but it?s certainly crude for thought.

Cindy Sherman: Retrospective

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  • Amanda Cruz

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