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Previously Unseen Arbus - The New York Times

“Diane Arbus: In the Beginning” shows, among other things, that Arbus settled early on many of her major themes.

“Street photography was the advanced mode of the day, and practitioners like Lee Friedlander, William Klein, Helen Levitt and Garry Winogrand all claimed New York City as their turf. 108 more words

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Technique is overrated

We visited the Met Breuer (pronouced Broyer) museum today to see the Diane Arbus exhibit (pronounced dEEan.  She was particular about that), In the Beginning.  450 more words

#MarchForERA Inspiration: Diane Arbus

Diane Arbus (1923-1971)was one of the most famous and active photographers of her time, with work spanning from the 1950s up until her death in 1971. 267 more words

Consumer detritus and the elevation of “freaks”: A reconsideration of Susan Sontag’s On Photography

I wrote this in 2005, after seeing an excellent exhibit of Diane Arbus’ photography at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. As she is in the news again with another show of her work, the themes of this article seem to me still very relevant. 2,076 more words


diane arbus: in the beginning at The Met Breuer, July 12 - November 27, 2016

“Diane Arbus (American, 1923–1971) made most of her photographs in New York City, where she was born and died, and where she worked in locations such as Times Square, the Lower East Side, and Coney Island. 432 more words

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