Diane Arbus, ‘Girl and Boy in Wash Sq Park NYC’, 1965, IFAC Arts

Signature: stamped, signed, titled by Doon Arbus, Estate on verso

About Diane Arbus

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.

American, 1923-1971, New York, New York

Solo Shows on Artsy

Diane Arbus: In the Beginning, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA), San Francisco

Group Shows on Artsy