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Diane Arbus

Fig 1. Diane Arbus. (1949)

Diane Nemerov was born March 14th 1923 to wealthy jewish parents in New York. Her parents owned and ran Russek’s a Fifth Avenue department store. 898 more words

What’s next in the Quadrant Galleries?

We bid farewell to Edward Steichen’s In Exaltation of Flowers this week. The lavender walls and gold-leafed canvases will go off view on May 13 and the space will be prepped to hold a selection of newly acquired posters from the Guerrilla Girls… 411 more words

Dallas Museum Of Art

Lisbette Model

Today I’d like to present you another photographer whose career and biography really impress me: Lisette Model (1901-1983). The Vienna-born photographer is considered a pioneer in Street Photography and fascinates me because she developed her very unique, then quite unusual style and never gave up on it. 232 more words


詩意紀實攝影 奈良原一高

紀實攝影不一定是黑白的,也可以是彩色的,像Magnum Photos攝影通訊社前主席Martin Parr;紀實攝影也可以是充滿詩意的,像日本攝影家奈良原一高Ikko Narahara)。他的影像充滿張力,拍攝角度介乎客觀記錄與主觀論述之間,將新聞記錄式的拍攝手法推向另一個層次,有人稱為新紀實攝影,也有人稱其為觀念紀實或詩意紀實攝影。

好多人以為森山大道、荒木經惟就代表了日本攝影,沒錯他們的確是大名鼎鼎,但在日本國內有著舉足輕重地位的攝影家,同期還有杉本博司中平卓馬篠山紀信,稍微前期的也有奈良原一高細江英公土門拳26 more words


The eye of the beholder

One of the most renowned photographers of people on the margin was the American artist Diane Arbus (1923-1971). She took pictures of those who were deemed ‘not normal’: dwarfs and giants, circus performers, nudists, and transgender people, trying to show worlds that other people do not see. 602 more words


Smithsonian Highlights - April

Hey friends! As you all know, it’s hard for me to stay out of the Smithsonian’s museums, because 1) I work right by several of them and 2) I’m addicted to art exhibits. 330 more words


Reading Point 1.1 : Diane Arbus

Many essays have been written about the photography work of the late Diane Arbus, although, the protagonists seem divided in their opinion.

Gerry Badger wrote, ‘  530 more words