Art/ Collection/ Art Object

The Backwards Man in his hotel room, N.Y.C.

Artist:
Diane Arbus (American, New York 1923–1971 New York)
Date:
1961
Medium:
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
Image: 25.2 x 18 cm (9 15/16 x 7 1/16 in.) Sheet: 35.6 x 27.9 cm (14 x 11 in.)
Classification:
Photographs
Credit Line:
Purchase, Joyce Frank Menschel, and Ann Tenenbaum and Thomas H. Lee Gifts; Louis V. Bell, Harris Brisbane Dick, Fletcher, and Rogers Funds and Joseph Pulitzer Bequest; and Marlene Nathan Meyerson Family Foundation, Twentieth-Century Photography Fund, Diana Barrett and Robert Vila, Elizabeth S. and Robert J. Fisher, Charlotte and Bill Ford, Lita Annenberg Hazen Charitable Trust and Hazen Polsky Foundation Inc., Jennifer and Joseph Duke, Jennifer and Philip Maritz, Saundra B. Lane, The Jerry and Emily Spiegel Family Foundation and Pamela and Arthur Sanders, Anonymous, and The Judith Rothschild Foundation Gifts, 2007
Accession Number:
2007.523
Not on view
Inscription: Stamped, verso TL: "ALL RIGHTS RESERVED // This image may not be reproduced in any // way whatsoever without written permission // from The Estate of Diane Arbus."; TC: "Copyright © 19__ // The Estate of Diane Arbus LLC"; TR: "a diane arbus print // doon arbus // for the estate of diane arbus llc"
Diane Arbus; The Estate of Diane Arbus; [Fraenkel Gallery]

Jeu de Paume. "Diane Arbus," October 17, 2011–February 5, 2012.

Fotomuseum Winterthur. "Diane Arbus," March 3, 2012–May 27, 2012.

The Met Breuer. "diane arbus: in the beginning," July 11, 2016–November 27, 2016.

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. "diane arbus: in the beginning," January 21, 2017–April 30, 2017.

Fundación Costantini Museo de Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires - MALBA. "diane arbus: in the beginning," July 13, 2017–October 9, 2017.

Arbus, Diane. Diane Arbus: Revelations. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2003. p. 24.



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