Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-7 of 7 items

  • Keywords: women photographers x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

Documentary Photography and the Positivist Social Gallery

Frederick Gross

in Diane Arbus's 1960s: Auguries of Experience

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816670116
eISBN:
9781452946467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816670116.003.0002
Subject:
Art, Photography

From its inception, photographic social-panorama portraiture was invested with positivist content that, despite aesthetic shifts, remained intact until the 1960s. Engaging in an extended flashback, ... More


The Body in the 1960s

Frederick Gross

in Diane Arbus's 1960s: Auguries of Experience

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816670116
eISBN:
9781452946467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816670116.003.0004
Subject:
Art, Photography

This chapter examines Arbus’s trope of the body as a dual mechanism: the physical body as an assemblage, and its connection to identity as an assemblage. It considers Arbus’s oeuvre as a synecdoche, ... More


The Social Panorama in Context

Frederick Gross

in Diane Arbus's 1960s: Auguries of Experience

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816670116
eISBN:
9781452946467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816670116.003.0006
Subject:
Art, Photography

This chapter addresses the specific nature of Arbus’s social panorama by examining both the literature and the literary climate pertinent to its conception. Arbus had an unusually close relationship ... More


Portraits, Pastiche, and Magazine Work

Frederick Gross

in Diane Arbus's 1960s: Auguries of Experience

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816670116
eISBN:
9781452946467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816670116.003.0003
Subject:
Art, Photography

This chapter situates three interrelated aspects of Diane Arbus’s work within a broader cultural and critical condition, prevalent in the 1960s, in which some of the underlying sociological ... More


Between Intention and Effect

Frederick Gross

in Diane Arbus's 1960s: Auguries of Experience

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816670116
eISBN:
9781452946467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816670116.003.0001
Subject:
Art, Photography

This introductory chapter first sets out the book’s purpose, namely to offer a sustained critical analysis of the photography of Diane Arbus by situating it in relation to the history of the ... More


Madness, Disability, and the “Untitled” Series

Frederick Gross

in Diane Arbus's 1960s: Auguries of Experience

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816670116
eISBN:
9781452946467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816670116.003.0005
Subject:
Art, Photography

This chapter considers Arbus’s last work, now known as her “Untitled” series, which dealt with images of the mentally “retarded.” It suggests that the photographs in this series dislocate the stigma ... More


Darkness and Illumination

Frederick Gross

in Diane Arbus's 1960s: Auguries of Experience

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816670116
eISBN:
9781452946467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816670116.003.0007
Subject:
Art, Photography

This chapter presents the author’s reflections on the Revelations exhibition, which was held at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art and at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York in 2004–2005. He ... More


View: