One of the leading photographers of the 20th century, Diane Arbus was as controversial as she was unknown. Transfixed by the others of the world—the freaks, the fringe, and the forgotten that society refused to see—her arresting portraiture challenged the psychology of photography and the practice itself, often crossing boundaries of literal and metaphorical importance.
Diane Arbus's Legacy Exhibition Returns to New York
Humanizing the ignored, Diane Arbus challenged and changed the art of photography. Fifty years after the artist’s iconic posthumous retrospective at New York’s Museum of Modern Art, a David Zwirner restaging reminds us of the importance of keeping our eyes open.