.cataclysm. The 1972 Diane Arbus Retrospective Revisited on View at David Zwirner

 

 

 

Featured work: Diane Arbus, Triplets in their bedroom, N.J. 1963. © The Estate of Diane Arbus

David Zwirner and Fraenkel Gallery are pleased to announce Cataclysm: The 1972 Diane Arbus Retrospective Revisited, on view at David Zwirner’s 537 West 20th Street location in New York and opening in September. Organized by both galleries to commemorate the fiftieth anniversary of the artist’s momentous 1972 posthumous retrospective at The Museum of Modern Art, New York, Cataclysm re-creates the iconic exhibition’s checklist of 113 photographs, underscoring the subversive poignancy of Arbus’s work even today while highlighting the popular and critical upheaval the original exhibition precipitated.

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Gillian Wearing Celebrates Diane Arbus with her Monument at the Doris C. Freedman Plaza

 

 

 

Image Credit Gillian Wearing, Diane Arbus, 2021 Bronze, oil paint Presented by Public Art Fund at Doris C.Freedman Plaza, New York City, October 20, 2021 to August 14, 2022 © GillianWearing.Courtesy of Maureen Paley, London, Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York and Regen Projects, Los Angeles Photo: Nicholas Knight, Courtesy of Public Art Fund, NY.

Public Art Fund is pleased to present British conceptual artist Gillian Wearing’s life-size bronze sculpture Diane Arbus—a tribute to the legendary photographer. Arbus was a lifelong New Yorker and often frequented Central Park, where she made photographs of everyday people. Wearing’s sculpture is on view in Doris C. Freedman Plaza at the southeast entrance to the park. It depicts Arbus with her finger on the shutter button of her iconic twin lens camera, as she might have been seen in the 1950s and 60s.

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Diane Arbus: In the Park at Lévy Gorvy Gallery

Child with a Toy Hand Grenade in Central Park, NYC 1962, Diane Arbus

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