"But when sorting through the pile, Mr. Langmuir found a note in a dog-eared datebook kept by Lucas that stopped him: “Diane Arbus, 131 ½ Charles St. WA 4 — 4608.” Then, he says, he looked again at some of the heavily flashed photographs of performers like Estelline Pike, a sword swallower, and DeWise Purdon, a man with no hands, and wondered: Could these possibly be early Arbus works? Or am I just dreaming?"He wasn't dreaming. 21 of the photographs have been authenticated. I'm very eager to see these....
Saturday, November 24, 2007
Found: Diane Arbus Photographs
Genuine Wonders From the Flea Circus: Photos by Arbus