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James Brown is Out of Sight

DIANE ARBUS James Brown is Out of Sight Gelatin silver print. 1966. Cropping notations in red crayon in the margins; stamped 'a diane arbus print', signed, dated, numbered 4231-4-OU-114 by Doon Arbus, Administrator, credit in an unknown hand in ink, Estate copyright credit reproduction limitation date and New York - The Herald Tribune Magazine stamps on the verso. Accompanied by a letter of authenticity from the Arbus Estate. 10 3/8 x 9 7/8in. (26.3 x 22.6cm.)
From the artist;
to the present owner.
See: Aperture, Diane Arbus: Magazine Work, 1960-1971, p. 74.

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The photograph of James Brown backstage at the Apollo Theater, Harlem, was first published in the Sunday Herald Tribune Magazine on March 20, 1966.


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