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A Cindy Sherman Retrospective Arrives at the Fondation Louis Vuitton in Paris This Spring

Cindy Sherman | Untitled #582, 2016 | Courtesy of the artist and Metro Pictures, New York © 2019 Cindy Sherman ( From April 1 to August 31, 2020, the Fondation Louis Vuitton in Paris presents t

From April 1 to August 31, 2020, the Fondation Louis Vuitton in Paris presents two concurrent exhibitions dedicated to influential artist Cindy Sherman: A retrospective (1975 – 2020) and Crossing Views, a selection of works from the Fondation’s Collection chosen in collaboration with Cindy Sherman.

A RETROSPECTIVE (1975 – 2020)

The first exhibition of works by Cindy Sherman to be presented in France in 14 years, the show will consist of 170 works from 1975 to 2020, with more than 300 images. Arranged in a series across the Fondation’s Frank Gehry building, highlights include Untitled Film Stills (1977-1980), Rear Screen Projections (1980-81), Fashion (1983-84), History Portraits (1988-90), Disasters (1986-89), Headshots (2000), Clowns (2004), Society Portraits (2008), Murals (2012), Flappers (2016-18) and a new series with male figures and couples. The exhibition was designed in close collaboration with Cindy Sherman and will cover her entire career, with a focus on pieces produced in the early 2010s, as well as some previously unseen works.


CROSSING VIEWS, a selection of works from the Collection

Parallel to the retrospective, Fondation Louis Vuitton presents Crossing Views, a selection of works from the Fondation’s Collection chosen in collaboration with Cindy Sherman. Echoing Sherman’s work, the exhibition route unfolds across two floors and is centred on the theme of the portrait and its interpretation through different approaches and media: painting, photography, sculpture, video and installation. The exhibition brings together around twenty French and international artists, of different generations and backgrounds. It will consist of around sixty works, many of which have previously never been on display at the Fondation.


Featured artists include: Adel Abdessemed (1971, Algeria/France); Marina Abramovic (1946, Serbia); Ziad Antar (1978, Lebanon); Christian Boltanski (1944, France); Louise Bourgeois (1911-2010, United States); Clément Cogitore (1983, France); Rineke Dijkstra (1959, Netherlands); Samuel Fosso (1962, Cameroon); Gilbert & George (1942, United Kingdom); Damien Hirst (1965, United Kingdom); Pierre Huyghe (1962, France); Annette Messager (1943, France); Zanele Muholi (1972, South Africa); Albert Oehlen (1954, Germany); Rob Pruitt (1964, USA); Cindy Sherman (1954, USA); Wolfgang Tillmans (1968, Germany); Rosemarie Trockel (1952, Germany); Andy Warhol (1928-1987, USA); Ming Wong (1971, Singapore).

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