Sale Price realised USD 30, Diane Arbus — Beauty contest at a nudist camp, PA. This work was printed by Diane Arbus. Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco, California; acquired from the above by the present owner, A guide to the photographer whose eroticised and provocative images subverted traditional conventions of fashion photography.
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INTERVIEW: “Diane Arbus – Nudist Exposed” () | alanandgretchen
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Diane Arbus's nudists, drag artists, carnival folk and street urchins are laid bare in London show
A husband and wife in the woods at a nudist camp, N. The couple stand holding hands in a small dirt clearing, centered in the frame amid a patch of oak trees. In the background two cabins can be seen through the trees in the left and right of the frame. The woman looks just to the left of the camera and wears flip-flops and a thin cross necklace. She has dark, cropped hair and a curved figure.
After a morning shoot in the bar that produced the photograph, titled Jack Dracula at a bar, New London, Conn. But according to multiple accounts, Arbus was hugely empathetic, often spending a considerable amount of time with them. She was not simply a street snapper.