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The Evolution of Diane Arbus in 35mm Related Press The Evolution of Diane Arbus in 35mm 21 April 2017, Hyperallergic

In 1962, documentary photographer Diane Arbus switched from using a 35mm camera to a medium-format Rolleiflex, which offered higher resolution images in a distinctive square format. This equipment cha

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Diane Arbus: In the beginning Related Press Diane Arbus: In the beginning 6 September 2016, Juxtapoz Magazine

'I do feel I have some slight corner on something about the quality of things. I mean, it’s very subtle and a little embarrassing to me, but I believe there are things which nobody would see unless I photographed them.' —Diane Arbus

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'The last taboo is the penis': John Cheim on 'The Female Gaze, Part II: Women Looking at Men' at Cheim & Read Related Press 'The last taboo is the penis': John Cheim on 'The Female Gaze, Part II: Women Looking at Men' at Cheim & Read 10 August 2016, ARTNews

The Female Gaze, Part II: Women Looking at Men,  a group show that runs at Cheim & Read through September 2, is as ambitious in scope as it is in ideology, showcasing work by a wide range of artists–including Tracey Emin, Alice Neel, Diane Arbus, and Jenny Holzer–who have applied a nontraditional lens to viewing and depicting...

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The start of Diane Arbus Related Press The start of Diane Arbus 8 August 2016, Whitewall

diane arbus: in the beginning  showcases a city explored within the years of 1956 and 1962. Framed images of a hauntingly provocative nature are displayed singularly on thin paneled walls. The work highlighted has never been seen before from photographer, and offer a telling glimpse of her budding career.

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What do women see: 'The Female Gaze' Related Press What do women see: 'The Female Gaze' 5 August 2016, Whitewall

Currently on display at Cheim & Read is a look at men from the perspective of 32 female artists. The Female Gaze, Part Two: Women Look at Men  is the second half of a two-part exhibition at the Chelsea gallery. The first debuted in 2009 titled Women Look At Women.  This latest exhibition offers multiple portrayals of men...

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'The Female Gaze, Part Two: Women Look at Men' at Cheim & Read, New York Related Press 'The Female Gaze, Part Two: Women Look at Men' at Cheim & Read, New York 28 July 2016, Artforum

In a curatorial move akin to a Sadie Hawkins dance, this exhibition asks women to flex their female gaze and depict men. Thirty-two artists present varying perspectives on the male form—from neutral, detached portraits to ones steeped in obvious desire.

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'The Female Gaze, Part Two: Women Look at Men' Related Press 'The Female Gaze, Part Two: Women Look at Men' 25 July 2016, Elephant

The Female Gaze, Part Two: Women Look at Men shows its subjects as a decidedly funny bunch; lumpy in areas, dead-eyed in others, sleepy, powerful, lost. To reverse the most basic understanding of the male gaze, one would expect these men to be shown as objects, playing up to the simple casts that years of this gaze have bestowed on the female...

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'In the beginning': Diane Arbus' early works go on show at the Met Breuer Related Press 'In the beginning': Diane Arbus' early works go on show at the Met Breuer 15 July 2016, Wallpaper*

'I don’t press the shutter. The image does,' Diane Arbus once said. 'And it’s like being gently clobbered.' That softly smothering sensation, at once mellow and menacing, pulses through the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s new exhibition of Arbus’s early work. On view until 27 November at the Met Breuer, Diane...

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Photography Is An Art And Always Will Be Related Press Photography Is An Art And Always Will Be 13 December 2014, Sean O'Hagen for The Guardian / 11 December 2014

Imagine, if you will, the following scene. I pop into the National Gallery to view the 2014 BP National Portrait Award and look in bemusement at the exhibition, which is mostly comprised of rather old-fashioned paintings. It’s an uninspiring show, a hotchpotch, as are most exhibitions drawn from open submissions. Inexplicably enraged by this...

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