What's it like to land in this hallowed collection of "freaks," as Arbus once referred to her subjects? It depends on which "freak" you ask, it turns out. The great recurring theme of Arbus's work is a sense of otherness, and if you talk to a few of her subjects you realize that in some cases she discovered that otherness in people and then committed it to film, and in other cases she somehow imposed it.
Double Exposure Tracking down the people Arbus photographed
This promising link doesn't work for me, B.
Posted by Dick at June 2, 2005 03:29 PM
whoops... fixed now, thanks.
(She adds defensively:
For some reason the MT auto html buttons don't work in Firefox. So when I'm a hrefing, some of the urls go curly.)
Posted by boynton at June 2, 2005 04:30 PM