In the Beginning Diane Arbus
This exhibition, which we covered in Issue 12 (available at www.bit.ly/BackIssue) brings together over 100 photographs, many on display for the first time. Diane Arbus: In the Beginning highlights Arbus’ early interest in capturing portraits of pedestrians and performers that would come to define her as an artist. It also reveals her evolution from a 35mm format to the now instantly recognisable and widely imitated look of the square format she adopted in 1962. Her work is some of the most familiar out there, but this exhibition and accompanying book creates fresh insights into the vision of the iconic American photographer whose influence continues to shape today’s amateur and professional photographers alike.
San Francisco MoMA, San Francisco $5 [Until 30 April]