Cindy Sherman 1954 proof photograph (1/1 only) This photo was printed in legendary art supply shop Jamie Canvas, her assistant in printing Daniel Himmelfarb kept this very first print ~ this is an iconic photo from the very beginning of the time of the true breakthrough culminating in becoming the highest paid photographer at auction ever ~ the artist used the photos to chose which to enlarge yes or no.
Jamie canvas was the first art-supply shop to own a Xerox machine in New York, which was one of the reasons artists like Andy Warhol and Jean Michel Basquiat frequented it; it became in those years the meeting place of modern artists in New York ~ Sherman continued the significance of the shop, until finally it closed... Himmelfarb is currently writing a biography on Jamie Canvas, and his experiences with all iconic artists. he is also part of one of the biggest law-firms specializing in art
Perfect Condition ~ True frist print of
We purchased 25 proofs each of different images, each unique; we have 4 left
Provenance Daniel Himmelfarb & Cindy Sherman
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