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Diane Arbus

A child crying, N.J., 1967

Gelatin-silver print
20 × 16 in
50.8 × 40.6 cm
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Diane Arbus
American, 1923–1971
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American photographer Diane Arbus is famous for her poignant portraits of individuals on the margins of society, such as street people, transvestites, nudists, and carnival performers. Arbus’s work is highly controversial, eliciting in some viewers an overwhelming sense of compassion, while others find her images bizarre and disturbing. Her practice challenged established conventions dictating the distance between photographer and subject, resulting in the raw psychological intensity that characterizes her photographic portraiture.

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Diane Arbus
American, 1923–1971
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American photographer Diane Arbus is famous for her poignant portraits of individuals on the margins of society, such as street people, transvestites, nudists, and carnival performers. Arbus’s work is highly controversial, eliciting in some viewers an overwhelming sense of compassion, while others find her images bizarre and disturbing. Her practice challenged established conventions dictating the distance between photographer and subject, resulting in the raw psychological intensity that characterizes her photographic portraiture.

Diane Arbus

A child crying, N.J., 1967

Gelatin-silver print
20 × 16 in
50.8 × 40.6 cm
This is a unique work.
Contact For Price
location
Brussels
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