ARTIST ROOMS Diane Arbus

The Burton at Bideford, Kingsley Road, Bideford, Devon, EX39 2QQ

01237 471455
info@theburton.org
www.theburton.org

Saturday 17 March 2018 – Monday 11 June 2018
Monday - Saturday 10am - 4pm, Sunday 11am - 4pm
Opening Hours: Monday - Saturday 10am - 4pm, Sunday 11am - 4pm
Admission Fee: FREE

Diane Arbus (1923 - 1971) is one of the most influential photographers of the twentieth century. Born in New York City, she is best known for her black and white portraits of singular people.

This exhibition is drawn from the ARTIST ROOMS collection and is part of a touring programme delivered by the National Galleries of Scotland and Tate in a partnership with Ferens Art Gallery until 2019, supported using public funding by the National Lottery through Arts Council England, by Art Fund and by the National Lottery through Creative Scotland.

Arbus refused to take pictures of her subjects in ways that people wanted to see them. Her bold, direct approach to photography reveals the complexities of human nature and relationships, challenging ideas of gender, beauty and identity.

 

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