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Diane Arbus, ‘Child with a toy hand grenade in Central Park, N.Y.C., 1962’, 1962, Christie's
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Diane Arbus

Child with a toy hand grenade in Central Park, N.Y.C., 1962, 1962

Gelatin silver print
11 7/8 × 11 5/8 in
30.2 × 29.5 cm
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Signed and inscribed 'For P & P... DIANE ARBUS' (lower edge); signed again, titled and dated 'EXASPERATED BOY WITH TOY HAND GRENADE …
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, ‘Child with a toy hand grenade in Central Park, N.Y.C., 1962’, 1962, Christie's
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About the work
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Provenance
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Christie's
Signature
Signed and inscribed 'For P & P... DIANE ARBUS' (lower edge); signed again, titled and dated 'EXASPERATED BOY WITH TOY HAND GRENADE …
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

Child with a toy hand grenade in Central Park, N.Y.C., 1962, 1962

Gelatin silver print
11 7/8 × 11 5/8 in
30.2 × 29.5 cm
Want to sell a work by this artist? Consign with Artsy.
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