Diane Arbus

1923 - 1971

Diane Arbus

Diane Arbus (; March 14, 1923 – July 26, 1971) was an American photographer. Arbus worked to normalize marginalized groups and highlight the importance of proper representation of all people. She worked with a wide range of subjects including members of the LGBTQ+ community, strippers, carnival performers, nudists, dwarves, children, mothers, couples, elderly people, and middle-class families. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Diane Arbus has received more than 1,445,176 page views. Her biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 13th most popular photographer.

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Among photographers, Diane Arbus ranks 13 out of 87Before her are Robert Doisneau, Dora Maar, Heinrich Hoffmann, Vivian Maier, Ansel Adams, and Julia Margaret Cameron. After her are August Sander, Felice Beato, Nobuyoshi Araki, André Kertész, Brassaï, and Wilhelm von Gloeden.

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Among people born in 1923, Diane Arbus ranks 52Before her are Horst Tappert, Frederick Herzberg, Walter Kohn, Lloyd Shapley, Anne Baxter, and Aristides Pereira. After her are Merton Miller, Zoya Kosmodemyanskaya, Masao Ono, Cliff Robertson, Aaron Spelling, and Shūsaku Endō. Among people deceased in 1971, Diane Arbus ranks 33Before her are Lothar Rendulic, D. B. Cooper, Mathilde Kschessinska, Marcel Dupré, Johannes Frießner, and Jacobo Árbenz. After her are Pier Angeli, W. O. Bentley, Bernardo Houssay, Raoul Hausmann, Violet Jessop, and Gene Vincent.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Diane Arbus ranks 1,249 out of 12,171Before her are Aaron Burr (1756), John C. Mather (1946), Benedict Arnold (1741), Robin Cook (1940), Tom Morello (1964), and Charles Mingus (1922). After her are Hiram Maxim (1840), Kathryn Bigelow (1951), Robert Moog (1934), Ben Gazzara (1930), John Payne (1912), and Linda McCartney (1941).

Among PHOTOGRAPHERS In United States

Among photographers born in United States, Diane Arbus ranks 3Before her are Vivian Maier (1926) and Ansel Adams (1902). After her are Richard Avedon (1923), Alfred Stieglitz (1864), Berenice Abbott (1898), Jacques Henri Lartigue (1894), Lewis Hine (1874), Annie Leibovitz (1949), Irving Penn (1917), Edward Weston (1886), and Robert Mapplethorpe (1946).

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