This Week in Art 8.7-8.13: Cindy Sherman’s Instagram Goes Public

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This week Cindy Sherman was in news—from W Magazine to The New York Times—for unlocking her Instagram account, making 593 posts available for public consumption. Artnet first noticed the switch last Wednesday, as the artist changed her handle from @misterfriedas_mom (in honor of her pet macaw) to @_cindysherman_, and began posting selfies using Snapchat-like filters that look a lot like the work she installs on gallery walls.

Also this week:

Events & exhibitions

New York City

Saratoga Springs, NY


Stillwater, OK

Stanford, CA

Buenos Aires

It’s impossible to include all the incredible exhibitions and art events happening this week in a single post. If there’s something you feel should have been included in today’s roundup, leave a comment below!