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Diane Arbus
(1923-1971) born on
Mar 14
US photographer. She is best known for her photographs of out of the ordinary people, e.g. midgets and giants.
         
   
F
You see someone on the street, and essentially what you notice about them is the flaw.

R
Love involves a peculiar unfathomable combination of understanding and misunderstanding.
A
There's a quality of legend about freaks. Like a person in a fairy tale who stops you and demands that you answer a riddle.
N
Most people go through life dreading they'll have a traumatic experience. Freaks were born with their trauma.
K
I really believe there are things nobody would see if I didn't photograph them.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: From class lectures given in 1971 (published in Diane Arbus: An Aperture Monograph, 1972).
R: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
A: From class lectures given in 1971 (published in Diane Arbus: An Aperture Monograph, 1972).
N: Quoted by Patricia Bosworth "Diane Arbus," Knopf 85
K: In "Diane Arbus: An Aperture Monograph," 1972.
   


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