9781597111799

Diane Arbus : A Chronology

  • ISBN 13:

    9781597111799

  • ISBN 10:

    1597111791

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 10/31/2011
  • Publisher: Distributed Art Pub Inc

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For more information, please contact Kellie McLaughlin T (212) 946-7130 E kmclaughlin@aperture.org Distributed by Thames & Hudson Ltd. c/o Littlehampton Book Services, Faraday Close, Durrington, Worthing, West Sussex BN13 3RB England Customer Service T +44 (0) 1903 828 501 E enquiries@lbsltd.co.uk Direct Order Desk T +44 (0) 1903 828 511 F +44 (0) 1903 828 801/02 E orders@lbsltd.co.uk Diane Arbus A Chronology Diane Arbus: A Chronology is the closest thing possible to reading a contemporaneous diary by one of the most daring, influential, and controversial artists of the twentieth century. Drawn primarily from Arbuss extensive correspondence with friends, family, and colleagues; personal notebooks; and other unpublished writings, this beautifully produced volume exposes the private thoughts and motivations of an artist whose astonishing vision derived from the courage to see things as they are and the grace to permit them simply to be. Further rounding out Arbuss life and work are exhaustively researched footnotes that amplify the entire Chronology. A section at the end of the book provides biographies for fifty-five personalities, family members, friends, and colleagues, from Marvin Israel and Lisette Model to Weegee and August Sander. Describing the Chronology in Art in America, Leo Rubinfien noted that Arbus . . . wrote as well as she photographed, and her letters, where she heard each nuance of her words, were gifts to the people who received them. Once one has been introduced to it, the beauty of her spirit permanently changes and deepens ones understanding of her pictures . . . The texts in Diane Arbus: A Chronology originally appeared in Diane Arbus Revelations. This volume makes this invaluable text available in an accessible, paperback volume for the very first time.

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