Tuesday, December 13, 2011

An Evening with Diane Arbus and Marvin Israel

Historic lecture by Diane Arbus [1970] and screening of Who is Marvin Israel? [200

Thursday, December 15th, 7:30pm
SVA Theatre, 333 West 23rd Street, New York

Who is Marvin Israel? [2005] is a short documentary on the life and work of the enigmatic Marvin Israel (1924–1984), artist, designer, art director, and teacher. Israel's influence on Diane Arbus, Richard Avedon, and Lee Friedlander, among others, is explored in the words of those who knew him. Directed by Neil Selkirk.

The Slide Show and Talk by Diane Arbus is an original audio recording of a 1970 slide presentation by Diane Arbus in which she speaks about photography using her own work and other photographs, snapshots and clippings from her collection. Compiled and edited by Neil Selkirk, Doon Arbus, and Adam Shott. (via)

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