Lady on a bus, N.Y.C. 1957, by Diane Arbus

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Jeff L. Rosenheim, Curator in Charge of the Department of Photographs at The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, and curator of Hayward Gallery’s diane arbus: in the beginning gives a short introduction to Arbus’ photograph, Lady on a bus, N.Y.C. 1957. 

Diane Arbus | Lady on a bus | Works in Focus

They’re having a non-verbal dialogue. It’s very strong. It’s very much about generational communication.
Jeff L. Rosenheim


This exhibition is organised by The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.


diane arbus: in the beginning was at Hayward Gallery from 13 February until 6 May.

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