Collection Artwork
In a black and white photograph, a person with curled hair and dark lipstick sits upright at a disorganized makeup counter while facing us.
Diane Arbus (New York, New York, 1923 – 1971, New York, New York)
Burlesque comedienne in her dressing room, Atlantic City, N.J.
1963, printed after 1971
gelatin silver print
Neil Selkirk (born London, England, 1947)
paper size: 19 1/8 x 16 in.
image size: 14 3/4 x 15 in.
frame size: 25 1/2 x 25 1/2 x 2 in.
The Jack Shear Collection of Photography at the Tang Teaching Museum
Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States, North America
Stamped with estate stamp
Signed, titled, dated, and numbered in ink by Doon Arbus, estate executor

Ongoing Research

Research on our collection is ongoing. If you have resources you’d like to share, please contact Associate Curator Rebecca McNamara.
Pattern by Monica Andrews '19
Inspired by the exhibition 3-D Doings: The Imagist Object in Chicago Art, 1964-1980
The Tang Pattern Project celebrates the Museum’s 20th anniversary. Organized by Head of Design Jean Tschanz-Egger, past and current Tang Design Interns created patterns inspired by the Museum’s exhibition and event history.