Diane Arbus Forthcoming, in stock, and out-of-print Title information on Photo books, museum exhibition catalogs, photography monographs, and international . Diane Arbus has ratings and 56 reviews. Bob said: Disturbing, haunting, affecting genius. Diane Arbus forces us to look at people we’d rather. Diane Arbus: An Aperture Monograph by Diane Arbus, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

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Jul 02, David Haugen rated it it was amazing.

Diane Arbus: An Aperture Monograph

From giants to little people, teen lovers to elderly nudists, the balance, curiosity, emotion, power that she depicts makes her one of the greats. There are gems to be sure.

The photographs were taken at residences for the mentally retarded between andin the last years of Arbus’ life. Her words sound like they come from an experience that’s simultaneously wholly new and peculiar and intimately familiar to me.

Text by Max Kozloff. Overall a solid copy at a great price! This does not sit well with me. Maybe my thoughts will change and develop over time, but as a photography instructor, I have always found Arbus to straddle the line of Still, as portraiture, she’s very interesting. Arbus sought out a side to our reality that most ignore.

Diane Arbus

They take what arbu are afraid to look at and look at them hard. And it made me excited to start looking through the photos. Every Arbus photograph is inescapable. Sep 05, Reza rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: It is a celebration of the singularity and connectedness of people and it demonstrates Arbus’ remarkable visual lyricism. Among other things it makes me wonder, if Diane Arbus were to magically appear and arbuss to take my picture, would I say yes?


Monograph by Diane Arbus. Oct 15, eimn rated it it was amazing Shelves: Nov 25, Paula rated it really liked it. Diame by Diane Arbus Aperture Reading the introduction, she was someone so curious and engaged with the world that it’s hard to understand how she came to that end.

We have our own flaws, awkwardness and differentness; we’re just better at hiding them. Her photographs, straight-on and unblinking and in un-flattering light, expose and magnify the flaws, awkwardness and differentness of her subjects.

It hurts just thinking about it! Item in good condition. This page was last updated: This work reveals the growth of an artist who saw no artificial boundary between art and the paying job and who succeeded in putting her indelible stamp on the visual imagination.

Diane Arbus: Monograph by Diane Arbus

Open Preview See a Problem? Bump to lower right corner. The intro isn’t very long, but so much insight into photography is packed into it that it’s worth the price of admission alone.

Edited by Arubs Israel and Doon Arbus. Their aim has been not to reform life, but to know it. Well, I love stray dogs, dogs who don’t like people. That’s the thing I love about Arbus, she took the sects of society that nobody wanted to think about arbbus immortalized them in her art.

Are our own lives truly so fragile that we would feel devastated enough to choose death over life if we were born with a disability or disorder or deformity?


Diane Arbus Photography Monographs and Exhibition Catalogs

I do have a feeling for the print but I don’t have a holy feeling Her subjects are often unusual and many times nude. It’s interesting how Arbus managed to capture “normal” and “uncomfortable” in one frame. These landmark images now have a clarity and depth not achievable in earlier editions. Quotes from Diane Arbus: When Diane Xrbus died in at the age fiane 48, she was already a significant influence–even something of a legend–for serious photographers, although only a relatively small number of her most important pictures were widely known at the time.

This is an auction catalogue wholly devoted to a previously unknown and controversial body of work by Diane Arbus that was only discovered about years ago. The discovery and initial private sale I have no doubt that Diane Arbus was a tremendously talented photographer. Aperture, a not-for-profit foundation, connects the photo community and its audiences with the most inspiring work, the sharpest ideas, and with each other—in print, in person, and online.

The cobbled together origins explain why the text is interesting but fragmentary, yet it suits its subject-you can imagine Diane Arbus jumping from point to point in conversation as her enthusiasm moved her minute to minute.