"To create her photographs, she assumes multiple roles of photographer, model, makeup artist, hairdresser, stylist, and wardrobe mistress. With an arsenal of wigs, costumes, makeup, prosthetics, and props, Sherman has deftly altered her physique and surroundings to create a myriad of intriguing tableaus and characters, from screen siren to clown to aging socialite." (moma.org)
Right now you can see a great retrospective of her at the MoMA in NY, if you are there. If not, you can check it's wonderful website here.
If you're in Portugal you can see some of her works including the Untitled Film Stills, 1977–1980, with which Cindy Sherman achieved international recognition, in both the Museu Coleção Berardo in Lisbon and the Ellipse Foundation in Cascais.
If you are a portuguese reader and seek more information you should read this interview by Carlos Vidal.
We leave you some images in chronological order.
Untitled Film Stills, 1977–1980:
Untitled #85, 1981:
Untitled #89, 1981:
Untitled #132, 1984:
Untitled #355, 2000:
Untitled #397, 2000:
Untitled #512, 2011: