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From the 12th Annual Shorty Awards

Cindy Sherman

Nominated in Arts

About Cindy Sherman

Point blank, Cindy Sherman is an icon of the fine art world. Her shape-shifting photographic explorations of self portrait have become some of the most recognizable and influential pieces in contemporary art. For what it’s worth, she also made the "selfie" an art form years before it became mainstream, though, in a must-read profile by the WSJ this year, she admits to not caring much for the word). At press time, she has nearly 295K+ followers on Instagram who enjoy her unusual looking portraits, making an impact on the art world using social media for years causing her followers to consider how exhibition, augmentation, and self representation works in the digital age.

Cindy Sherman's best work on social