Arbus



Diane, 1923–71, U.S. photographer (sister of Howard Nemerov).
Contemporary Examples

Boigon alleged that Arbus described her older brother, poet Howard Nemerov, as “one of her more intriguing sexual playmates.”
Diane Arbus’ Dark Secrets Olivia Cole July 29, 2011

In being both ordinary and extraordinary, sex and sexuality was classic Arbus territory.
Diane Arbus’ Dark Secrets Olivia Cole July 29, 2011

This mystery is precisely what the famously guarded Arbus estate would like to preserve.
Diane Arbus’ Dark Secrets Olivia Cole July 29, 2011

Arbus did what she so often did with her subjects: She told secrets.
Diane Arbus’ Dark Secrets Olivia Cole July 29, 2011

Arbus was planning a series of photographs of couples in bed, and asked if she could shoot the Kronhausens together at home.
Diane Arbus’ Dark Secrets Olivia Cole July 29, 2011

The photograph we have of Arbus herself becomes a little sharper, but the spell shows no sign of abating.
Diane Arbus’ Dark Secrets Olivia Cole July 29, 2011

Historical Examples

John de Esperaindeo and the other assassins of Arbus were hung, after having their hands cut off.
The History of the Inquisition of Spain from the Time of its Establishment to the Reign of Ferdinand VII. Juan Antonio Llorente

The whole attention of the conspirators was then concentrated on Arbus.
A History of the Inquisition of Spain; vol. 1 Henry Charles Lea

noun
Diane, original name Diane Nemerov. 1923–71, US photographer, noted esp for her portraits of vagrants, dwarfs, transvestites, etc

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