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  • Diane Arbus online photography auction ends April 12
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    Paul Fraser
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Diane Arbus online photography auction ends April 12

Christie's Diane Arbus online auction features 41 of the American visual artist's most arresting images.

A 1945 self portrait of the artist entitled Self Portrait, Pregnant, NYC, is expected to bring $7,000-9,000 at the April 12-ending sale. 

The 1958 shot Woman With Parcels is thought to be worth between $6,000 and $8,000, and Arbus' striking Two Girls in Curlers has been valued at $7,000-9,000.

Diane Arbus online auction
Photographer Posing Communion Boy, 1968, is estimated at $4,000-6,000

On April 2, Arbus' iconic 1966 gelatin silver print Twins brought $602,500 to Phillips Auctions in New York, having been directly acquired from the artist before her suicide in 1971.

The sale suggests a strong market exists for rare and recognisable works by the artist, who once commented of her often-aberrant subject matter: "Most people go through life dreading they'll have a traumatic experience. Freaks were born with their trauma. They've already passed their test in life. They're aristocrats."

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  • Post author
    Paul Fraser
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