Author(s): Regis Durand
A comprehensive monograph on a contemporary photographer who is the master of self reinvention and a cultural icon. It includes Sherman's work that is provocative and engaging, addressing important contemporary issues including the impact of the media on the art world, the position of women in society and the role of the artist.
Regis Durand is an art critic, director of the Jeu de Paume, Paris, and former director of the Centre National de la Photographie. He has written and contributed to numerous books on art and photography including Orlan: Carnal Art (Flammarion, 2004). Carol-Ann Tyler, Associate Professor of English at Brown University, has written a number of books and essays on gender and sexuality, literary theory, and film and visual culture. Jean-Pierre Criqui, art critic and historian, is editor in chief of the respected publication Cahiers du musee national d'art moderne (Paris).