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Numéro 829

19-25 October 2012


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L'Œuvre au noir (Diane Arbus)

with Maria Bojikian

"On July 26th, 1971, Diane Arbus, 48 years old, gets stuffed with barbiturates and slits her wrists. Her body was found two days later. To interpret her freakishly populated work in the light of this tragic event would be like making a dazzling montage of her life. Her singular career and pivotal role in the history of photography further illuminates the fascination of the photographer over the past forty years."

Full text here (in French)

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