Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2001/11/27

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Subject: Re: [Leica] OT:Photo grad school.
From: "B. D. Colen" <>
Date: Tue, 27 Nov 2001 15:29:23 -0500
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Hey, Arthur, give Cindy Sherman a break...She's a role model for every 
art student in the Western World: She was clever enough to figure out 
how to get rich and famous after graduation turning out the same 
self-absorbed crap that every art student turns out at some point in his 
or her school years.:-)

B. D. wrote:

> I was referring to the so-called "art" photographers who tend to exist close 
> to the academic world. Most people thankfully have never heard of them. A few 
> examples include: James Welling,  Richard Prince, Connie Hatch, Martha 
> Rosler, Louise Lawler, Sherrie Levine (famous for "rephotographing" Walker 
> Evans and Edward Weston), and yes,  the most dreadful of all, Cindy Sherman-- 
> who thanks to luck and pluck has managed to escape from the academic  world. 
> I'm NOT talking about the Michael Kennas of this world, who really are 
> wonderful and produce beautiful images. . 
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