Bus Riders, by Cindy Sherman


Cindy Sherman, from the Bus Riders, 1976.

[Another in my irregular series Hodgson’s Choice. Do note that this was first published in the Financial Times in 2013, and that references to ‘recent’ events are no longer all that recent, and that sales prices will have changed a lot. Things change – but one of those which has never changed is my affection for this great series and my undying, greedy wish to own it.  Luckily, according my own rules, I do now.] Continue reading


This is a non-review of a show which may be good or bad, but which contains some things I like very much and which Londoners don’t get to see all that often. Continue reading

Making It Up Is So Very Hard To Do

[Some thoughts on the show Making It Up: Photographic Fictions.] Continue reading

Cindy Sherman as Madame de Pompadour – A Poissonade in Porcelain

[On a peculiar but wonderfully-executed oddity by Cindy Sherman.] Continue reading