10 Lesser-Known Facts about Cindy Sherman

1. Sherman is represented by Metro Pictures, a contemporary art gallery in New York City that has been representing her work since 1983.

2. She began her career in the 1970s by creating photographs of herself dressed up in various costumes and assuming different identities, which she called “Untitled Film Stills.”

3. She has also worked on several film projects, including her film “Office Killer” which she directed in 1997.

4. She is a founding member of the Guerilla Girls, an all-female activist group that works to promote gender and racial equality in the art world.

5. In 2011, Sherman’s photograph “Untitled #96” sold for $3.89 million at a Christie’s auction, making it the most expensive photograph ever sold by a living artist at the time.