DIANE ARBUS: “The Eyes Have It: Gillian Wearing on Diane Arbus” | Achromatopsia | Scoop.it

In Arbus’s work people see things that they see in themselves, and I respond to that reality. I understand that reality more than I understand a Hollywood movie. When I look at her work I see something there that I recognize from how I look at things. Photographs are part of your memory of people, so you don’t imagine them in action, you imagine them sometimes as a still, almost a sculpture, static, defined by this one moment. It becomes an icon...