How many statues dedicated to real women are in Central Park? Just one, and it only went up last year. A new statue has temporarily joined the landscape, though the Public Art Fund has brought a life-size sculpture of photographer Diane Arbus to the park’s Doris C. Freedman Plaza this week, saying it “asserts the impact of Arbus’s human approach to photography and the visibility of women within the male-dominated tradition of public statuary.”

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