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This first edition was published in conjunction with the landmark posthumous retrospective exhibition of Arbus’ work at the Museum of Modern Art in I saw some of the photographs from this book at an exhibit two years ago, and they and this book have stood the test of time.

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There are gems to be sure. 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 h This is the 40th anniversary edition of a collection of Arbus’s photos chosen after her death by her daughter Roon and her close friend Marvin Israel. 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.

It’s interesting how Arbus managed to capture “normal” and “uncomfortable” in one frame. You can’t help but want to delve deeper, better understand their stories. She’s a huge influence on modern photography, including the work of Cindy Sherman and Mary Ellen Mark for starters.

May 22, Manuel rated it it was amazing Shelves: I guess it depends on how charitable I feel towards myself. The twins on the cover are among the fabulous, and surely are what expired the Redrum twins in “The Shining. The intensity she captures in people’s eyes is so powerful. Open Preview See a Problem?


Distributed Art Publishers, Inc. Their goal in producing the book was to remain as faithful as possible to the standards by which Arbus judged her own work and to the ways in which she hoped it would be seen.

Discover Prime Book Box for Kids. It’s just you and Diane Arbus, with neither guides nor filters. Jul 02, David Haugen rated it it was amazing. Lost this book, now found, thanks to this bookseller.

Edited by Marvin Israel, Doon Arbus. There’s a quality of legend about freaks. Diane Arbus was an American photographer, noted for her portraits of people on the fringes of society, such as transvestites, dwarfs, giants, prostitutes, and ordinary citizens in unconventional poses and settings.

While I find some of her pictures exploitive, others are amazing. Universally acknowledged as a photobook classic, “Diane Arbus: Sep 05, Reza rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: And it made me excited to start looking through the photos.

I still do adore some of them. The response was unprecedented.

Courageous and extremely important in the pantheon of American Modern art. Apertufe by Marvin Israel and Doon Arbus. A photographer on the edge by going to the edge and peering over. Most people go through life dreading they’ll have a traumatic experience.

Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million aperrure. But for the grace of God This book, while lacking many of my favorite photographs of hers, displays the multi-layered variety of her career and offers a stunning overview of what her perspective on life was. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs.

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I don’t know how she did it, but when you look at her pictures you really are staring into its subject in an exhilheratingly intimate way. This is the Arbus book: Feb 27, Grace Kao rated it really liked it. Or maybe I felt relieved that there are people out there even stranger than myself. I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? I feel like a body of work like this should display the gems and not try to catalogue every picture taken.

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The book includes portions of an interview with the photographer as well as some other personal information, but the photos are what make this book shine. I really think what it is, is what it’s about. Arbus was attracted to the strange, the deformed, the marginalized.

Firstly, the opening remarks by Arbus are all over the place. Feb 14, Ray Dunsmore rated it it was amazing Shelves: The response was unprecedented.

I don’t quite mean they’re my best friends but they made me feel a mixture of shame and awe. Well, I love stray dogs, dogs who don’t like people. By using our website you agree to our use of cookies. Her subjects are often unusual and many times nude.

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. The book itself is exceptionally well-made, with beautiful reproductions of the photographs. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants.