Collection Artwork
Diane Arbus (New York, New York, 1923 – 1971, New York, New York)
A very thin man in Central Park, N.Y.C. 1961
1961, printed later
gelatin silver print
Neil Selkirk (born London, England, 1947)
paper size: 14 x 11 in.
image size: 8 7/8 x 5 7/8 in.
Gift of Alan Mark and Jeffrey Fraenkel
photographed in Central Park, New York, New York, United States, North America
2015.40.1
10/75
Stamped in black ink, verso, upper left: ALL RIGHTS RESERVED / This image may not be reproduced in any way whatsoever without written permission from The Estate of Diane Arbus.
Inscribed in pencil, verso, upper left, above stamp: 8
Stamped in black ink, verso, upper center: Copyright © 19__ [“61” handwritten in black ink above underline] / The Estate of Diane Arbus
Stamped in black ink, verso, upper right: A Diane Arbus photograph / title [two horizontal lines of dotted lines] / print by Neil Selkirk, [two horizontal lines of dotted lines]
Inscribed and signed in black ink, verso, upper right, over dotted lines on stamp: A very thin man in Central Park, N.Y.C. 1961 / Doon Arbus
Inscribed in black ink, verso, upper right, above stamp: 10/75
Inscribed in pencil, verso, lower center: RMG#A9102.237-0
Inscribed in pencil, verso, lower right: DAA.1959Z

Ongoing Research

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Pattern by Fiona McLaughlin ’20
Inspired by the exhibition Opener 28 - Erika Verzutti: Mineral
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.