Cindy Sherman Oops Phone Pool Float
Printed with silk-screen metallic backing, this design can be used as a functional pool float or sculptural object. It comes in a swim bag with the artist’s motto “I’d rather be swimming.”
Sherman’s work is represented in MoMA’s collection. The Oops Phone Float project is inspired by Sherman’s personal love of swimming and support of the nonprofit Friends of + POOL. Sherman is known for exposing how culture shapes appearances, shattering conformities through her portrait-based photography (and with the occasional spontaneous images conjured while playing with Apps on her phone for her internationally beloved Instagram account @cindysherman).
The project benefits, and is in partnership with, Friends of + POOL, a nonprofit organization building a river-water filtering floating swimming pool in New York. Designed to filter river water through its walls, the pool will allow New Yorkers to swim in clean, chemical-free water while restoring 600,000 gallons of clean river water daily. + POOL strives to reclaim the river as a recreational resource for the city, while educating the public about issues affecting water quality. Artist & swimmer Cindy Sherman has been a supporter of + POOL since 2016.
Size6h x 66w x 35"d
Year of Design2018