Diane Arbus - Woman in a Bird Mask, N.Y.C.
Diane Arbus
Woman in a Bird Mask, N.Y.C.
Silver Gelatin Photograph
1968, printed later
14 1/4 x 14 1/2 inches

Doon Arbus' signature and edition notation 7/75, and with estate and copyright hand stamps, on verso.

Diane Arbus - Untitled #22
Diane Arbus
Untitled #22
Silver Gelatin Photograph
1970-71, printed later
14 1/4 x 14 1/2 inches

Stamped, signed titled and dated by the photographer's daughter, Doon Arbus, in ink, with an Arbus Estate Reproduction Rights stamp on the verso.

American photographer Diane Arbus is famous for her poignant portraits of individuals on the margins of society, such as street people, transvestites, nudists, and carnival performers. Arbus’s work is highly controversial, eliciting in some viewers an overwhelming sense of compassion, while others find her images bizarre and disturbing. Her practice challenged established conventions dictating the distance between photographer and subject, resulting in the raw psychological intensity that characterizes her photographic portraiture.

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