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Norman Mailer at home, Brooklyn, N.Y.

Artist:
Diane Arbus (American, New York 1923–1971 New York)
Date:
1963
Medium:
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
22.8 x 20.3 cm (9 x 8 in.)
Classification:
Photographs
Credit Line:
Purchase, Jennifer and Joseph Duke Gift, 2001
Accession Number:
2001.485
Rights and Reproduction:
Copyright © 1963 The Estate of Diane Arbus
Not on view
This photograph was made by Arbus for The New York Times Book Review. Of Arbus's portraits, Mailer commented, "Giving a camera to Diane Arbus is like a giving a hand grenade to a baby."
Inscription: Estate stamps and inscriptions in ink, verso TLC, TC, TRC: "Not to be reproduced in any way without // written permission from Doon Arbus.", "Copyright © 1963 // The Estate of Diane Arbus", " a diane arbus print #1765-12-1U-1114" // doon arbus administrator
Estate of Diane Arbus; [Robert Miller Gallery, New York]

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Portraits: A Century of Photographs," September 10, 2002–January 13, 2003.

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. "Diane Arbus Revelations," October 18, 2003–February 15, 2004.

Los Angeles County Museum of Art. "Diane Arbus Revelations," February 29, 2004–May 30, 2004.

Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. "Diane Arbus Revelations," June 27, 2004–August 22, 2004.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Diane Arbus Revelations," February 28, 2005–May 29, 2005.

The New York Times Book Review published this image of Norman Mailer with John Kenneth Galbraith's review of Mailer’s The Presidential Papers “The Kennedy’s Didn’t Reply” (November 17, 1963).
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