Famous Photographer Quote # 0158

Diane Arbus“Freaks was a thing I photographed a lot. It was one of the first things I photographed and it had a terrific kind of excitement for me. I just used to adore them. I still do adore some of them. I don’t quite mean they’re my best friends but they made me feel a mixture of shame and awe. There’s a quality of legend about freaks. Like a person in a fairy tale who stops you and demands that you answer a riddle. 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.”

Diane Arbus

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6 thoughts on “Famous Photographer Quote # 0158

    • Ah, so you were lurking all this time? That’s kind of freaky so it is in character with this quote. You will fit in well here since I too am web crawling at this ungodly hour. I’m glad you keep coming back. Thanks for visiting Blog-Bisogno.com.

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