The Met Breuer’s Diane Arbus Exhibition Is a Tour de Force | Village Voice

Diane Arbus always had a way with people. As a child she was so precocious, curious, and observant that she intimidated her own mother. As a teenager, she excelled in school with a mind so fine that an art teacher called her “an original.”

As a young woman, she knew how to both seduce and submit to men in order to get what she wanted: attention, affection. Many who met her found her utterly fascinating, and she in turn was fascinated by the lives of others. “I love secrets, and I can find out anything,” she once said. And in many ways, she did.

Source: The Met Breuer’s Diane Arbus Exhibition Is a Tour de Force | Village Voice

Diane Arbus always had a way with people. As a child she was so precocious, curious, and observant that she intimidated her own mother. As a teenager, she excelled in school with a mind so fine that an art teacher called her “an original.”

As a young woman, she knew how to both seduce and submit to men in order to get what she wanted: attention, affection. Many who met her found her utterly fascinating, and she in turn was fascinated by the lives of others. “I love secrets, and I can find out anything,” she once said. And in many ways, she did.

Source: The Met Breuer’s Diane Arbus Exhibition Is a Tour de Force | Village Voice