Arbus, Diane, 1923-1974

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Diane Arbus (b. March 14, 1923, New York City, NY–d. July 26, 1971, New York City, NY) was an American photographer noted for photographs of marginalized people and others whose normality was perceived by the general populace as ugly or surreal. Her work has been described as consisting of formal manipulation characterized by blatant sensationalism.

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referencedIn Nemerov, Howard. Papers, 1939-1985. Washington University in St. Louis, .
creatorOf Arbus, Diane, 1923-1971. Albino Sword Swallower at a carnival [Multimédia multisupport]. Bibliothèque nationale de France, BnF
referencedIn William Gedney Photographs and Writings, 1940s-1989 David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
contributorOf Photographs Featured in the US Pavilion's "Ten Photographers" Exhibit at Expo '70, 1970 - 1970
referencedIn Patricia Bosworth papers, 1932-1984, 1948-1980 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
referencedIn Photographs by and relating to Allen Ginsberg, 1926-1997 Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
creatorOf Arbus, Diane, 1923-1971. Albino Sword Swallower at a carnival. Bibliothèque nationale de France, BnF
referencedIn Fogg Art Museum 20th-century history of photography collection, 1900-1984 (inclusive). Harvard University Art Museum
referencedIn Arbus, Diane, 1923-1971. Diane Arbus : Artist File. International Center of Photography
referencedIn New York Times Company records. A.M. Rosenthal papers, 1955-1994, 1967-1986 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf Arbus, Diane, 1923-1971. [Diane Arbus] : artist file John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art Library, Ringling Museum Library
referencedIn Arbus, Diane, 1923-1971 : [miscellaneous ephemeral material]. Metropolitan Museum of Art, Thomas J. Watson Library
creatorOf Arbus, Diane, 1923-1971. Diane Arbus : Artist File. International Center of Photography
creatorOf Arbus, Diane. Arbus, Diane : [photography bio file]. Metropolitan Museum of Art, Thomas J. Watson Library
creatorOf Arbus, Diane, 1923-1971. Diane Arbus artist file. Whitney Museum of American Art, Library
creatorOf Feitler, Bea. Bea Feitler papers, 1920-1981 (bulk 1960-1980). New School for Social Research
creatorOf Arbus, Diane, 1923-1971. Artist file. Brooklyn Museum Libraries & Archives
referencedIn Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.). Diane Arbus. 1972-1973 : Archives pamphlet file : miscellaneous uncataloged material. Metropolitan Museum of Art, Thomas J. Watson Library
creatorOf Bosworth, Patricia. Patricia Bosworth papers, 1932-1984 (bulk 1948-1980) New York Public Library System, NYPL
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associatedWith Arbus, Diane, 1923-1971. person
associatedWith Bosworth, Patricia person
associatedWith Bosworth, Patricia. person
associatedWith Feitler, Bea. person
associatedWith Gedney, William, d. 1989 person
associatedWith Gedney, William, d. 1989 person
associatedWith Ginsberg, Allen person
associatedWith Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.) corporateBody
correspondedWith Nemerov, Howard. person
associatedWith Rosenthal, A. M. (Abraham Michael), 1922-2006 person
associatedWith The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art Library. corporateBody
associatedWith Whitney Museum of American Art. corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
New York City NY US
New York City NY US
Subject
Portrait photography
Photography of children
Photography, Artistic
Occupation
Photographers
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Person

Birth 1923-03-14

Death 1971-07-26

Americans

English

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