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Cindy Sherman film still to lead Sotheby’s mid-season Contemporary art sale

NEW YORK, NY.- On 9th March Sotheby’s New York will present Untitled Film Still #21 by Cindy Sherman as a highlight of the Contemporary Art auction (est. $150/200,000). The iconic 1978 image from the celebrated series sees the artist cast herself as a modern 1970s businesswoman surrounded by the urban jungle. Sherman is widely recognized as one of the most important female artists of her generation and Untitled Film Still #21 appears at auction as a major retrospective of the artist’s work opens at The Museum of Modern Art in New York. All works in the sale go on view on 3 March. The 8 by 10 inch photograph is number 1 from an edition of 10 with many of the other prints in the