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Quotation by Diane Arbus
I always thought of photography as a naughty thing to do—that was one of my favorite things about it, and when I first did it, I felt very perverse.
Diane Arbus (1923–1971), U.S. photographer. As quoted in On Photography, ch. 1, by Susan Sontag (1977).
Arbus was known for rather emotionless, objectifying photographs of people who were physically abnormal or somehow grotesque; her style was sometimes described as voyeuristic.
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