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 (är′bəs), Diane 1923-1971.
American photographer best known for her portraits of prostitutes, transvestites, persons with physical deformities, and other unconventional subjects.
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Arbus

(ˈɑːbəs)
n
(Biography) Diane, original name Diane Nemerov. 1923–71, US photographer, noted esp for her portraits of vagrants, dwarfs, transvestites, etc
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One is suddenly struck by the idea that the American Diane Arbus, distinctive for her photographs of circus performers, transvestites, people in masks, people lost in themselves, would have been in her element and produced shots as startling as she made them in her time.
Residents and neighbors include actor Noah Emmerich (whose dad was art dealer Andre Emmerich), Amy Arbus (daughter of Diane Arbus), DJ Sasha, and singer-songwriter Teddy Thompson.
This is the first exhibition to feature the portfolio that photographer Diane Arbus was working on at the end of her life.
DIANE ARBUS (1923-71) was one of the most-original and -influential artists of the 20th century.
A decade earlier, the posthumous monograph Diane Arbus had revealed the seldom-seen denizens of a world that moved in the same orbit as the secret Paris traversed by Brassai in the 1930s and the louche haunts frequented by Goldin and her cohort in the late '70s and '80s.
Between now and October 30, bid in Aperture's Gala Auction on Artsy, which includes an incredible selection of photographs by Diane Arbus, Horst P.
Others, like the woman in a black and white Diane Arbus image posed with her baby monkey, are strangers to us.
Attorneys Barak Kedem and Aryeh Arbus of the Rom-Arbus-Kedem-Tzur office representing the plaintiffs are expected to conduct discussions in the court over the next few months on the individual case of each of the Plaintiffs, during which the amount of compensation that the Authority is to compensate will be determined.
Fosso's work is often compared to that of the renowned American photographer Diane Arbus. But in some ways their perspectives on humanity are very different, in that Arbus illustrates what is unique in every individual, where Fosso's work highlights the fact that perhaps our identity is far more fluid then we think, together with the way we are constantly creating new and different versions of ourselves.
There was a time, back in the 1960s, when New York's art institutions were distinctly lukewarm about Diane Arbus's (1923-71) photography.