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ARBUS, Diane (1923 - 1971), Photographer

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online July 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199773787
ARBUS, Diane (1923 - 1971), Photographer

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American, 20th century, female.

Born 14 March 1923, in New York City; died 26 July 1971, in New York City, by suicide.

Photographer. Portraits, nudes.

New York School of Photographers.

Diane Nemerov attended the Ethical Culture Fieldston School, New York, until 1940, when she married the fashion photographer Allan Arbus and became the art director of their photography business. She studied photography with Lisette Model

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