Arbus

[ahr-buh s]
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Contemporary Examples of arbus

  • Boigon alleged that Arbus described her older brother, poet Howard Nemerov, as “one of her more intriguing sexual playmates.”

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    Diane Arbus’ Dark Secrets

    Olivia Cole

    July 30, 2011

  • In being both ordinary and extraordinary, sex and sexuality was classic Arbus territory.

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    Diane Arbus’ Dark Secrets

    Olivia Cole

    July 30, 2011

  • This mystery is precisely what the famously guarded Arbus estate would like to preserve.

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    Diane Arbus’ Dark Secrets

    Olivia Cole

    July 30, 2011

  • Arbus did what she so often did with her subjects: She told secrets.

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    Diane Arbus’ Dark Secrets

    Olivia Cole

    July 30, 2011

  • Arbus was planning a series of photographs of couples in bed, and asked if she could shoot the Kronhausens together at home.

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    Diane Arbus’ Dark Secrets

    Olivia Cole

    July 30, 2011

Historical Examples of arbus


British Dictionary definitions for arbus

Arbus

noun
  1. Diane, original name Diane Nemerov . 1923–71, US photographer, noted esp for her portraits of vagrants, dwarfs, transvestites, etc
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