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Project 2.2 - Diane Arbus' Brooklyn Family

This exercise asks that the student read and reflect upon Liz Jobey’s essay on Diane Arbus in Singular Images: Essays on Remarkable Photographs by Sophie Howarth. 913 more words

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Headless Girls/Femmes sans Tête

Headless Girls/Femmes sans Tête

Headless woman, N.Y.C. 1961 by Diane Arbus

1930s, Mississippi, USA — Poster along the midway at the county fair. — Image by © Eudora Welty/Corbis… 27 more words


Seeking the Impossible

The photographer Diane Arbus famously wrote, “it’s what I’ve never seen before that I recognize”. This quote is something that has stayed with me and I’m always looking for pictures I haven’t seen before. 103 more words

"Only kings, presidents, editors, and people with tapeworms have the right to use the editorial 'we'"*...

The photos look just like the most famous FSA images of Depression-era America. Laborers with weathered faces stare into the distance, sharecropping families stand on splintered porches and rag-clad children play in the dust.

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P4: Research Point: Semiotics and decoding of images & ads

In order to make sense of semiotics, before I undertook the recommended research, I am creating a mind map of the language of semiotics. I used several sources to try to get a visual image of how the terminology could be expressed in my mind map (1 – 4). 1,494 more words


When you grow up your mother says, ‘Wear rubbers or you’ll catch cold.’ When you become an adult you discover that you have the right not to wear rubbers and to see if you catch cold or not. 11 more words

Diane Arbus