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Diane Arbus: An Aperture Monograph

Feb 19, Tristan Goding rated it really liked it. Refresh and try again. Arbus is able to tell us how much we want and how much we will have and will not have, she manage it in the pages of one monograph.

The Best Books arbks And you end up with these photographs that make you rethink how you see the world and how you define yourself. Product details Format Hardback pages Dimensions x x Diane Arbus photography is amazing. View all 4 comments. This does not sit well with me.

Some of the pictures were taken as late asthe year Diane Arbus committed suicide at age Freaks were born with their trauma. This is a selection of her best photos chosen shortly after her death. Most people go through life dreading they’ll have a traumatic experience. This book came to me as an introduction to photographs that were not pretty, nor scenic nor family celebrations, which were all I knew at the time. The monograph, composed of 80 photographs, was edited and designed by the painter Marvin Israel, Diane Arbus’ friend and colleague, and by her daughter Doon Arbus.


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Whenever I need a visual escape, these photographs drive my inspiration. But this collection, and comparable collections by other influential photographers, seem to always have a few gems and then a bunch of filler that just look like simple snapshots.

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. Other than the text by Arbus herself at the beginning, the pictures and their titles do all the talking. 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.

They fascinate me when I’ve barely heard of them and the minute they get public, I become terribly blank about them. We have our own flaws, awkwardness and differentness; we’re just better at hiding them. The subjects are all extremely unique regular just doing mundane things. Or maybe I felt relieved that there are people out there even stranger than myself. Return to Book Page. Feb 28, David Ward rated it really liked it Shelves: Diane Arbus was especially unique in that she is the classic form of a “turn around”.

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Nov 25, Paula rated it really liked it. 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 arbuz daughter Roon and apeture close friend Marvin Israel. In the introductory text, Ah is quoted, “I do feel I have some slight corner on something about the quality of things.


Those who have funerals and weddings. I just used to adore them. Quotes from Diane Arbus: When Diane Arbus died in at the age of 48, she was already a significant influence—even a legend—among serious photographers, although only a small number of her pictures were widely known.

Diane Arbus: Monograph

I still do adore some of them. Sep 05, Reza rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: Still, as portraiture, she’s very interesting. Monoggaph Art Publishers, Inc. Arbus also experimented with the use of flashes in daylight, allowing her to highlight and separate her subjects from the background. Monoograph 15, Jodi Renshaw rated it liked it. Nearly fifty years has not diminished the impact of these pictures; they penetrate the psyche with the force of a personal encounter, and transform the way we see the world.

Photographs and text by Diane Arbus. But for the grace of God I mean it’s very subtle and a little embarrassing to me, but I really believe there are things fiane nobody would see unless I photographed them. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers.

Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Arbus was attracted to the strange, the deformed, the marginalized.

Check out her work, and you will understand why. Showing of 54 reviews.