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Diane Arbus

National Junior Interstate Dance Champions of 1963, Yonkers, N. Y.

10 × 9 3/5 in
25.4 × 24.4 cm
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Signed and inscribed in ink in the margin, 1963, printed no later than 1967.

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Signed and inscribed in ink in the margin, 1963, printed no later than 1967.

From the Catalogue:
As early as 1961 Diane Arbus made notes about a possible project to photograph winners of all sorts—‘the utmost, the winners, the most, the first, rituals, contests, fame, immortality, Secret Rites’—followed by a listing of …

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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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Signed and inscribed in ink in the margin, 1963, printed no later than 1967.

From the Catalogue:
As …

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Signed and inscribed in ink in the margin, 1963, printed no later than 1967.

From the Catalogue:
As early as 1961 Diane Arbus made notes about a possible project to photograph winners of all sorts—‘the utmost, the winners, the most, the first, rituals, contests, fame, immortality, Secret Rites’—followed by a listing of …

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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

National Junior Interstate Dance Champions of 1963, Yonkers, N. Y.

10 × 9 3/5 in
25.4 × 24.4 cm
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