Diane Arbus

"DIANE ARBUS: People and Other Singularities"
Installation View

Photo by Douglas M. Parker Studio


Diane Arbus was born in 1923 in New York City, where she died in 1971. Public collections include Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; Museum of Modern Art, New York; Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles; Tate Modern, London; and Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris. Arbus was the first American photographer to have work exhibited at the Biennale di Venezia (1972). Major museum exhibitions include Museum of Modern Art, New York (1972); Seibu Museum, Tokyo (1973); "Diane Arbus: Revelations," San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (2003, traveled to Los Angeles County Museum of Art; Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; Museum Folkwang, Essen; Victoria and Albert Museum, London; CaixaForum, Barcelona; and Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, through 2006); and “Diane Arbus,”  Galerie nationale du Jeu de Paume, Paris (2011, traveled to Fotomuseum, Winterthur; Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin; and Foam, Amsterdam, through 2013).